Rudsdale is a continuation school where BAY-Peace offers a class called Stylez Speaks. Stylez Speaks is a social justice and healing-centered course where youth participants share their testimonies through poetry. This year, their poetry will be around the theme of how violence impacts the health of our minds, bodies and spirits and will be showcased at our annual community event.
Social Justice Hustlers is a class BAY-Peace offers at Street Academy. This class is a social justice curriculum with the focus of youth running the BAY-Peace business model. This will allow all the participants to gain the skills and experience required to run a sustainable business. Importantly will be learning the basics of business development, financial agency, value of money, and building a community around the issues that affect us the most.
WEst oakland Middle
West Oakland Middle School offers a Theater for Social Justice class that supports and empowers youth to transform militarism and other forms of violence through critical dialogue and artistic resistance, especially Theater of the Oppressed. Their course also integrates political education, where they use theater to build their consciousness around and raise awareness in the community about the issues important to them.