Youth Docent Program

Youth Docent Program

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THE CINCINNATI CHAPTER OF THE LINKS, INCORPORATED & NATIONAL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD FREEDOM CENTER YOUTH DOCENT PROGRAM

The Cincinnati Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center are excited to announce a new class of Links, Incorporated Youth Docents. The program gives tri-state area teenagers a unique opportunity to learn about the Underground Railroad and the history and present-day slavery and freedom, and to share that knowledge with the public. Through classes and service, participants engage with the Freedom Center’s values of cooperation, courage, perseverance, and freedom, developing as… 

Scholars by learning the history presented in the museum and being exposed to post-secondary educational opportunities.

Ambassadors by serving as docents in exhibits and improving their communication and presentation skills.

Leaders by participating in activities that teach students about their role in society and ways they can influence the world around them.

Stewards by receiving financial literacy education to jump-start their future. 

If you are a 9th or 10th grader interested in learning more about freedom, leadership and history, we hope you will take the opportunity to review and complete the attached application.  Please contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to hearing from you! 

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