Calling all Quaker Adults to a special workshop ….. 12 May 2012
at the Santa Monica Friends Meetinghouse
1440 Harvard Street, Santa Monica CA 90404
Sponsored by the Pacific Yearly Meeting
Youth Program Coordinator & Supervisory Committee
Being an Ally to Youth as a
Friendly Adult Presence (FAP) and Beyond
12 May 2012
– Please register by May 7th –
10:00am – 5:00pm
Lunch included. Donation requested to reduce costs.
Please arrive by 9:30 to sign in and get settled.
What does it take to be a “FAP” (Friendly Adult Presence) at a Quaker teen gathering? What other roles can adults play to support positive youth development in a Friendly way? How can adults support each other to be allies to young people?
Who should come?
All who are interested, curious, scared, or excited: You!
This workshop will include resources on being an ally to youth; specific discussion about serving as a “FAP”; worship-sharing about experiences, hopes, fears, and wonderings; games (because everyone needs to PLAY!); and activities to explore scenarios and develop skills.
Followed at 6pm by Dinner Potluck & Intergenerational Games
hosted by Santa Monica Friends. Everyone welcome.
Please register by May 7th by contacting Alyssa Nelson,
PYM Youth Program Coordinator:
pym [dot] youthcoordinator [at] gmail [dot] com / (530) 563-6369.
Invite a Friend!
This workshop occurs only once a year each in Southern and Northern California, so don’t be bashful!
Friends from all Meetings and Worship Groups are welcome.