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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 remotely or in person?

We're excited to share that as of March 15, 2022, we have resumed in-person workshops! Wee The People will continue to hold virtual workshops as well.

How much does a Wee The People workshop cost? 

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? 

Wee The People offers a sliding scale for BIPOC-led organizations.  


How soon are you available?

We are currently booking workshops from June through the end of 2022.


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 60-90 minutes; some kids’ workshops can be adapted to a 45-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 


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 You can also contact Planetarium co-writer Sarah Nolen at


How can I donate to Wee the people?

We currently accept donations through our Venmo account, @weethepeopleboston, and through  Amazon gift cards for children's books and supplies. If you do not support Amazon, please reach out to us at for more information. 

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