Poverty can stigmatize and silence the brightest kids. Not KATB kids! Our public speaking training provides confidence, poise and the ability to meet with anyone anywhere. Our kids speak at council meetings, public events, and school functions. They know how to marshal their thoughts and opinions into cogent, persuasive arguments for their side of the issue. The ability to speak without fear, to convey a succinct message, and to engage an audience is a huge boost to our kids’ confidence and helps set them up for college and career.
The Kids At Their Best Speech Program is open to any student, 6-18. Participants learn to develop and present speeches for a competition in Northern Colorado. Older students who have successfully completed the program help younger candidates in the development of their speeches for the final presentations. Competition winners receive monetary awards.
Activities & Program Info
It’s hard to be a leader if you don’t know how to convey your message.
Giving Voice starts with kids as young as six and teaches them the art of public speaking. Through coaching and contests, these students gain confidence in their voice and discover how to get their message across. Children learn to stand up, to speak out, and to advocate for their beliefs!