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April 22, 2019News » Congratulations to our 2019 Soapbox Competition & Volume 6 Out of the Mouths of Babes Book Release

During March 2019, MyCom hosted the 2019 Soapbox Speech Competition with over 20 youth competing for the prestigious title. Our congratulations to our winners (see photo below). The event was sponsored by the Third Federal Savings and Loan Foundation. In addition, the competition marks the 6th Annual Release of our youth voice poetry book Out of the Mouths of Babes.

Congratulations to our 2019 MyCom Soapbox Winners! L-R: Danielle Fuller, Katiana Lyons, & Shyna Rose

The Soapbox Competition and the poetry are programming of MyCom’s FLOW (Future Leaders of the World) initiative. FLOW is an opportunity for young adults to meet new people, share ideas, build leaderships skills and put them into practice through public speaking, collaboration and project-based learning.

FLOW challenges youth to take an active role in political processes, experience civics through active engagement in democratic activities outside the classroom, and transform schools, neighborhoods and cities through their insight and expertise.

Click here to learn more about FLOW.

 

See the full event photos here!

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