Frequently Asked Questions


 

Is Wee the people a non-profit?

No, Wee The People is not a non-profit organization. 

Is Wee The People conducting workshops under Covid?

In light of Covid and the urgency of anti-racism education, our most popular workshops for kids have been translated to a virtual format. Please see the workshop listings for more information. 

What platform does Wee The People use for virtual workshops, and how many facilitators will present? 

All virtual workshops are conducted via Zoom. Workshops are facilitated by Wee The People co-founder Francie Latour. Wee The People can also provide "Zoom wizard" manager to provide technical assistance.

How much does a Wee The People workshop cost? 

In light of Covid, all workshops will be delivered virtually. With the limitations of the virtual format, the costs of workshops have been reduced. The cost of a workshop depends on a number of factors: the duration of time, number of participants, and workshop development or customization.


 

Do you offer discounts or a sliding scale for workshops? 

In an effort to keep participant numbers low in the virtual format, Wee The People will apply a discount for a block of three or more workshops. We also offer a sliding scale for BIPOC-led and -serving organizations.  


 

How soon are you available?

We are currently booking workshops starting December 2020 through Spring 2021. 


 

What is a Wee the People workshop like?

While every workshop is unique, most workshops for kids are grounded in an interactive story time, teach-in, and art-making activity or originally designed game that reinforces the workshop themes. You can find a video montage of our work in our home page image gallery.


 

How long is a Wee The People workshop? 

Workshops for parents, caregivers, and educators are offered at two or three hours, or at four hours for professional development training. Our workshops for kids typically run between 75-90 minutes; some kids’ workshops can be adapted to a 60-minute format.


 

What ages are your kids' workshops geared towards?

Most of our workshops for kids are geared toward children between ages 5-12. 


 

Do you hold workshops for high-school and middle-school students? 

Yes. Workshops for middle- and high-school students typically run 90 minutes. 


 

Do you hold school assemblies? 

Currently we offer assemblies on Martin Luther King Jr. during the week of the MLK holiday.


 

Do you give keynote addresses? 

Yes. Please contact us for more information at contact@weethepeopleboston.org/. 


 

How can I bring the puppet show My Night in the Planetarium to my community?

To inquire about Planetarium, please contact Wee The People co-founder Tanya Nixon-Silberg through the contact page at www.littleuprisings.org. You can also contact Planetarium co-writer Sarah Nolen at sarah@puppetmotion.com.


 

How can I donate to Wee the people?

We currently accept donations through our Amazon wish list, which we update periodically. Please see the link here to visit our wish list. If you do not support Amazon, please reach out to us at contact@weethepeopleboston.org for more information.