Strengthening Youth Leadership

Transforms Communities

MARCH 2021

Sunday, March 21st
Scarlet Sock Foundation's Virtual Third Annual Gala

Virtual Event over Zoom
Link to RSVP:


JUNE 2021

Thursday, June 3rd @ 8:00 PM
NAMEN Regional Roundtable: Promoting Youth Engagement and Leadership

NorthAmerica MenEngage, Ubuntu Symposium
Virtual Event over Zoom

Thursday, June 3rd @ 6:30 PM
Teen Screen Festival 2021

The School for Contemporary Dance and Thought
Co-curated by First Generation ensemble members
Virtual Event
Tickets here:

Thursday, June 17th @ 7:00 PM - Sunday, June 20th @ 3:00 PM
2021 Online Great Labor Arts Exchange: Singing Through the Hard Times

The Labor Heritage Foundation
Virtual Event
Tickets on a sliding scale from $5.00
Registration here:


JULY 2021

Sunday, July 4th @ 10:00 AM
t e n d e r n e s s

Ashtar International Youth Theatre Festival
Virtual Event
Watch here:



Tuesday, October 13th @ 10:00 AM
Amplify Youth Voices! A Livestream Workshop

Collaboration with North America MenEngage (NAMEN)
Virtual Event




Sunday, January 12th
Scene Selections from Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People

School for Contemporary Dance and Thought, Body’s in Motion Festival
Northampton Center for the Arts
33 Hawley St, Northampton, MA

Saturday, January 18th @ 1:00-4:00
Family and Community Celebration

A wonderful afternoon of music, dance, spoken word, theater and food! 
Performances by First Generation members, family members, friends, and community artists
A POTLUCK EVENT~ Bring a snack, dish or treat to share
Free and open to the public

Wednesday, January 29th @ 9:30 AM 
Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People

Springfield Renaissance High School
1170 Carew St., Springfield MA
please arrive by 9:00 AM and sign in at the office

Friday, January 31st @ 10:00am
Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People

United Congregational Church of Holyoke 
300 Appleton St, Holyoke, MA
Tickets $10 suggested donation

A special performance for The Care Center/Public invited 

Appropriate for ages 13 and up



Friday February 14th Saturday February 15th @ 8:00 PM
Stand Tall, Mi Gente!/My People
School of Contemporary Dance and Thought
25 Main St, Northampton MA 4th floor
Suggested donation $12/$15 at the door 
Appropriate for ages 13 and up!


JUNE 2020

Saturday, June 27th @ 8:00 PM 
Holyoke Pride Justice Ball
Virtual Event via Zoom
FREE event



Monday, November 16th @ 6:00 PM
2nd Annual Bunker Hill First Generation Student Celebration
Bunker Hill Community College
FREE event

Monday, November 30th @ 1:00 PM
Ubuntu Symposium: Intersectionality and Decolonization
Featuring Tonya Lovelace, First Generation Ensemble, Karen Carrington
Virtual Event
NorthAmherst MenEngage
FREE event, registration required




Saturday, January 12 @7:30
Benefit Concert 2019

The Parlor Room 
32 Masonic St, Northampton, MA

Tickets: (413) 341-3317
Online Tickets:

Sana Ndiaye
Samirah Evans 
Avery Sharpe 
Khalif Neville 
Tony Vacca
Jordan Johnson


JUNE 2019 

Saturday, June 15th @ 7:00 PM

Premier of First Generation’s new show Stand Tall, Mi Gente! 
Leslie Phillips Theater, Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave, Holyoke MA 
$15 suggested donation for tickets at the door



Saturday, November 16th @ 7:30 PM 

Stand Tall Mi Gente! 
Chicopee TV
617 Montgomery St, Chicopee, MA
Very limited seating - call for reservation

Monday, November 18th @ 10:00 AM

Stand Tall, Mi Gente!
Holyoke High School
500 Beech St, Holyoke MA

please arrive by 9:00 AM and sign in at the office 

Appropriate for ages 13 and up!