Meeting #4 07/25/2016



  • Intro (Name, age, story of your name, where are you from?

Group Ups :

  • What is your passion?
  • What helps feel better when you are stressed?
  • What gives you hope?
  • What is something you value about yourself?
  • What was your favorite game/thing to do as a child?
  • What are you organizing for? (5 mins to reflect?)
  • What are you proud of?
  • What is a challenge you face?
  • What does it look like/feel to be a young organizer in your community?
  • Food Break and describe what we brought.
  • 2 min story/dialogue/poem answering this question: (Alternate between Chicago and Iraqi youth)
  • What about your life (your family/experience/city/you) shaped your interest to become a person who wants to transform society?
  • Ask the Iraqi youth to respond to the same question.
    • What are some takeaways from this discussion? (What surprised you?)


  • Transnational Organizing
  • Anti-Displacement
  • Addressing Gender Based Violence and discrimination in public and political spaces
  • Mental Health and Public Wellness
  • Youth Labor Laws
  • Microaggressions