Stonewall Youth’s Annual Winter Gayla Extraordinaire
Join us on December 5th, 2015 at 6-9:30pm at the Olympia Ballroom for a Fabulous Evening of Fine Dining, Live Entertainment, Games, & Auctions. Enjoy performances by Ashley Eriksson, Erica Freas, Vince Brown, and the Bangles! Ok, not those Bangles but Eternal Flame, the Bangles tribute band that rocked the house at the Night of the Living Tribute Bands. Engage in a lively silent auction and try your luck & skill at our carnival games and raffles. Dine on a luscious dinner catered by Nineveh with beer donated by Three Magnets Brewing Co., as well as an array of wine and non-alcoholic beverages. This year’s celebration will be a total high score!
This isn’t one of those fancy events where it’s required that you dress all formally and either be a Table Captain or know ahead of time where you’re going to be seated. Sure, it’s awesome when folks organize themselves ahead of time to either be a Table Captain (see below) or come with a group of folks to be seated together, but that’s not necessary! Just come as you are and be fabulous with us.
The evening will be arcade themed…feel free to attire yourself as your favorite arcade game character! Or not. Dress in whatever way pleases you.
The Gayla is an all-ages event. We provide childcare. The venue is ADA accessible. Ticket price includes full dinner and one drink ticket. Alcoholic beverages will be served to those 21+ with valid ID.
Join Stonewall Youth for our Homocoming Dance on Friday, November 6, from 7 to 11:00pm in the Co-Lab space at 317 4th Ave East in downtown Olympia.
The theme this year is: PLANETS. Get your planetary costume on, or just your fabulous self worthy of a planetary description! This event is for LGBTQQIA youth and their allies aged 21 and under.
For adult folk who want to get involved, please contact staff about being a volunteer chaperone or helping out by donating much needed food and beverages for the event. Our email is: firstname.lastname@example.org
For youth who want to help out with photo booth and decorations, stop by during drop ins, on Friday, Oct. 30 and Wednesday Nov. 4!
Are you interested in helping make Stonewall Youth fabulous? Youth (21 and under) are invited to apply for our paid staff positions. Applications are due on Friday, August 21 at 5pm. Looking forward to hearing from you! PD-youth-announcement-1
Stonewall Youth is excited to announce that we’re looking for two youth to serve as our Program Co-Directors. Applications are due at 5pm on August 7. Each Co-Director will work 6-10 hours per week. The positions are for a maximum of two years, and we’re requesting that each Co-Director make a one year commitment. Please note that while folks need to be 21 or younger to be hired, it’s okay to keep the position after they are older than 21. Please see the job announcement below or click on the attachment for more details! PD youth announcement (1)
It’s that time of year again! Come join us for our annual Stonewall Youth Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser!
On MAY 15th from 6PM to 8PM, let’s bowl our hearts out and work together to raise funds for Stonewall’s invaluable community programs and events!
Do you know 4 other folks–friends, family, co-workers!–who would love to bowl, dress in costume, win prizes and raise/gather donations? You do?! Then you should be a TEAM CAPTAIN! Team captains assemble a super top-notch team of 5 (captains included) and set out to raise a goal of $500 dollars ($100 per team member) before our big Bowl-a-Thon game! You also get to pick a team theme and dress up! If you’d like to be a team captain please email: email@example.com for more information about team captains and a packet for fundraising!
You won’t leave empty handed from this event, however! There will be a free of charge photobooth for you to remember this wonderful night, as well as your extravagant costumes. We also have a handful of extra special prizes for you to win in the following categories:
HIGHEST SCORE, LOWEST SCORE, MOST MONEY FUNDRAISED BY TEAM, MOST MONEY FUNDRAISED BY INDIVIDUAL, BEST TEAM COSTUME, BEST TEAM NAME, BEST TEAM SPIRIT
If you can’t make it to this AWESOME event but would still love to support Stonewall and it’s youth, DON’T WORRY! (:
Visit our page at www.Stonewallyouth.org and you can make either a one-time donation or sign-up for a monthly donation through Network For Good on the right hand column!
Check out our facebook event!
Join us for our mini day long restructure retreat where we will be talking about the current structure of Stonewall Youth and what we need to improve.
At this retreat, we will be making a lot of important decisions regarding the current structure of Stonewall including: How to restructure the program director position, revisiting and revising our policies and code of conduct, recreating our mission statement and more! Stay tuned for a more in depth agenda.
This retreat is open to the greater Stonewall Youth community: current and past youth, volunteers, staff members, interns, board members. If you have been involved in Stonewall and feel that you have insight into how to better restructure the organization so that it aims to meet its purpose and mission, we invite you to attend!
Lunch and snacks will be provided.
Until then, we have two more Really Radical Restructure (RRR) meetings Wednesdays at 7:00 pm at the Stonewall space! These meetings are where a lot of the prevalent and important topics get discussed. Open to the Stonewall Youth Community.