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Confident Voices is SAY's award-winning, after-school & weekend Creative Arts Program that empowers, emboldens, and inspires young people who stutter, ages 8-18.

Welcome to SAY’s Confident Voices 2022/2023 Programming Season!

In this space,¬†everyone has as much time as they need to speak. Participants are encouraged to be confident in their unique and powerful voices, and to express themselves freely as they connect with peers and collaborate on beautiful artistic creations ‚Äď all in a safe and friendly environment where¬†it is really, REALLY okay to stutter!

This fall, we are excited to continue our award-winning creative arts programming Online AND In-Person for kids & teens who stutter, ages 8-18, in NYC, the Tri-state area & BEYOND!

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The Song & Spoken Word Project:

Combining our wildly successful Songwriting Project and Spoken Word Project, The Song & Spoken Word Project is our brand-new, 8-week program that invites young people who stutter to come together to connect and collaborate on original songs and spoken word poems to share their thoughts, feelings, and boundless imaginations!

For all the details about this new Online and In-Person program, including a programming schedule, time slot options, and enrollment information, CLICK BELOW to visit The Song & Spoken Word Project page:

The Song & Spoken Word Project

About Confident Voices

Every person has a story to tell and a voice that deserves to be heard.

At SAY, we believe the arts are for everybody. Our¬†ground-breaking¬†Confident Voices¬†programming employs the arts to inspire creativity, confidence, and communication in young people who stutter.¬†Confident Voices¬†invites¬†all kids and teens who stutter to work together and support each other as they explore different channels of expression and share¬†what‚Äôs in their hearts and on their minds … with friends who understand their experiences.

SAY is committed to breaking down barriers to participation, so our Confident Voices programming is offered FREE of charge. 

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Visit the Confident Voices Blog for all the latest highlights, updates, and videos!

Confident Voices Blog!

The Paperback Project

Each Confident Voices season, our programming graduates have the option to take part in The Paperback Project. Participants spend months writing and designing original paperback books, which are then professionally bound and printed by SAY.

CLICK HERE to learn more about The Paperback Project and read all the books from our 2021 and 2022 paperback authors!

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Additional Programming:

SAY offers comprehensive programming options to kids & teens who stutter (ages 3-18), both locally in NYC and nationally.

Questions About Confident Voices?

Our Programming Staff is happy to help:

You may also submit an inquiry or download a brochure.

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