Takalam Flyer 2020


    Takalam Summer 2020 Schedule > June - July 


    Takalam is a summer leadership and digital literacy program for Arab high school students to uplift voices for advocacy, representation, and civic engagement.  


    Takalam is co-sponsored by OUSD APISA, Arab Film & Media Institute, KDOL Youth Beat, Arab Resource & Organizing Center, and the American Association of Yemeni Students & Professionals.


    Please NOTE: Due to COVID-19, Takalam 2020 ran virtually this summer. 


    • June 15 - July 23 Youth Beat Future Filmmakers Virtual Program
      • Monday-Thursday 12:30-5pm
      • The daily schedule is broken down into three sessions:
        • Session I. 12:30-2pm (90 Minutes) Large and small group workshops on Zoom.

          Session II. 2-3:30pm (90 Minutes) Individual work time from home, one on one mentoring with YB staff and occasionally small group Zoom meetings.


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        • Session III. 4:00 - 5pm (90 Minutes) Large Group workshops, critiques, screenings, and special guests on Zoom. 

    • Plus AROC Youth Leadership Institute Workshops 
    • Fall Arab Film Festival Screening! #AFF2020  | October 2020


    Coordinator Contact Information:

    OUSD - lailan.huen@ousd.org | Youth Beat - sagesse@youthbeat.org

    AROC - yusra@araborganizing.org | AAYSP - Husam 510.838.8888





    Checkout student videos made in Takalam 2019 & Takalam 2018!