Frequently Asked Questions
Is Wee the people a non-profit?
No, we are not currently constituted as a non-profit organization. We do not have 501(c)(3) status.
How much does a Wee The People workshop cost?
The cost of a workshop depends on a number of factors: the duration of time, the number of participants, the distance from Boston, the materials, labor, or prep required, and any requested tailoring of a workshop.
Do you offer discounts or a sliding scale for workshops?
We apply a 6% percent discount for a block of four or more workshops. We also offer a sliding scale to organizations that serve people of color and other marginalized communities.
How soon are you available?
We are currently booking workshops for Summer and Fall 2020, and Winter 2020-21.
How far do you travel outside Boston?
We have held workshops throughout Greater Boston and the New England area, including western Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. Depending on funding, we are available to travel to most East Coast cities.
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 90 minutes; some kids’ workshops can be adapted to a 45- or 60-minute time frame.
What ages are your workshops geared towards?
Most of our workshops for kids are geared toward children between ages 4-12.
Do you hold workshops for high-school and middle-school students?
Yes. Workshops for middle- and high-school students typically run 90 minutes. The workshops include Wear Your Resistance: Exploring Symbols of Protest, #Disrupt: The Power of Protest Action, Anatomy of a Protest, and Wee Wear the Crowns.
Do you hold workshops during the school day?
Yes. We work with school districts and teachers to integrate workshops into the school day.
Do you hold workshops on weekend days?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org/.
How can I bring the puppet show My Night in the Planetarium to my community?
Email us at email@example.com and write “My Night in the Planetarium” in the subject line.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.