The Gift, ‘Flip Side’ of Teen Behavior

In this talk, Charis Denison discusses the stereotypes of teenagers, and shows you how they are benefits to our society. Denison is a youth advocate and expert in community involvement, human development, and ethics.

Young Mens’ Relationship to Culture

In this talk, Charis Denison teams up with her lead teen facilitator, Julian Vasquez to talk about the need to radically change the spaces we create for our boys so that they will become the men we want them to become, rather than the men we fear they will. Her talk serves as an introduction to Julian’s.

Young Mens’ Relationship to Culture

In this talk, Julian Vasquez teams up with Charis Denison as he steps into the symbolic space she says is needed for young men to show us what is possible if we make room for boys to practice being the men we want them to be rather than who we are afraid they will become.