Preteens

Tehran and Portland: Cities of Light

June 25, 2015
Tehran and Portland: Cities of Light

“Tehran and Portland: Cities of Light” tells the stories of two young Baha’i couples. One couple lives in Iran, and the other one in Portland, Oregon, in the United States. One couple faces severe religious persecution, and the other one the destructive forces which operate in every society. However, they strive to rise above the […]

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Stronger Than a Tornado

November 14, 2011
Stronger Than a Tornado

Junior youth, between the ages of 11-15 are forming an identity and learning who they are. In this video, junior youth in North Carolina talk about how they have benefited from participating in a spiritual empowerment program for junior youth. These programs are designed to help youth voice their concerns, make suggestions for improvements in […]

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Sparking the Creativity in Junior Youth

November 14, 2011
Sparking the Creativity in Junior Youth

By Venustiano Olguin A few months ago I was invited to conduct a poetics seminar with a group of junior youth at the Sterling Pointe apartment complex in Beaverton, Oregon as part of the work being done by several Junior Youth Animators from the Beaverton Baha’i  community. As a retired college instructor with an M.A. […]

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Two Frogs in a Bowl of Cream

November 14, 2011
Two Frogs in a Bowl of Cream

Youth and adults across the United States are reaching out to middle school students to provide mentoring, empowerment and to help kids “… bring themselves alive.” This is a story of a group of young professionals in Chicago have taken it upon themselves to connect with students on the south side of the city in […]

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Junior Youth: Not Simply A Time of Waiting

October 20, 2011
Junior Youth: Not Simply A Time of Waiting

Junior Youth is what Baha’is refer to as youth from 11-14 years of age. This video discuss the spiritual challenges one faces as a Jr. Youth in today’s society.

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