Queers Teach Their Peers

 Registration for Queers Teach Their Peers is now open, here: Class Registration

New for 2017, BAYS will be hosting a summer class series, entitled “Queers Teach Their Peers.” The series will consist of two, three-week summer classes taught by queer youth, for queer youth and their allies. Classes will be held between 10:00am and 3:15pm on Mondays & Wednesdays from July 10th  – July 26th, and from July 31st – August 16th. Students do not need to stay for the entire day, or be able to attend all sessions. Feel free to drop in whenever you’re free! All classes will be held at:

Omni Commons
4799 Shattuck Ave
Oakland, CA 94609

A 10-minute walk from MacArthur BART! Students can feel free to attend as many or as few classes as they would like, and can also drop in when they are able.

Can’t come but want to show your support? Donate today! Your funds will help us ensure we can pay all of our educators fair wages for their time

Session 1 Course Offerings:

  • Social Constructionism, Biopower and the Development of Queer Identities
  • Deconstructing Capitalism: The Myths that Keep the Machine Running
  • Navigating Capitalism: Understanding Loans, Interest, and Investments
  • Decolonizing the SAT
  • Writing Race and Gender in Fiction & Memoir

Session 2 Course Offerings:

  • Queerness as Genre: Identity and Experimental Writing
  • The Personal Is Political
  • Radical Acceptance & Self Care
  • Neuroscience and How to Make it Work for You
  • Poetry for Self Expression
  • Intersectionality in the Bay

For full course descriptions and to register for the class, sign up here: Class Registration