Write On! Words Have Power! Writing for Social Justice

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In Write on! Words Have Power! Students will explore the intersectionality between writing and activism. Students will broaden their idea of what is possible through inspirational readings, writers, guest speakers and activities. Together with University of Wisconsin–Madison’s top tier Creative Writing Program and a vibrant community of fellow high school writers, you’ll learn how to integrate personal experiences and Social Justice into your work and find authentic expression to answer the following questions: What kinds of Power do words really have? How can each of us get involved in writing for Social Justice?

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This course is intended for students interested in creative writing, social justice, English, language arts and sociology. 

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Application deadlines

Application opens: Nov. 29, 2022
Deadline: Apply by May 1, 2023

Tuition deadlines

The first half of tuition is due by May 15, 2023. The second half of tuition is due by June 1, 2023.

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