Youth Leadership

Boston-area Youth Organizing Project

Summary: BYOP is a live community of youth, supported by adults, who are fighting for justice in the Boston area and beyond! We are involved in local, regional, and national projects for social and youth justice.We are an... Read on...

Children’s Defense Fund

Summary: The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) is a non-profit child advocacy organization that has worked relentlessly for over 35 years to ensure a level playing field for all children. We champion policies and programs that lift... Read on...

FireStarter Youth Empowerment Program

Accredited Author: The FreeChild Project

Summary: Today's generation of social change leaders must gain more access to the resources needed to lead their communities. Easy-to-use, low-cost or free tools that teach communication, organizing, research, and other skills... Read on...

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Freechild Project Youth Engagement Workshop Guide

Accredited Author: Adam Fletcher

Summary: The Freechild Project Youth Engagement Workshop Guide features 24 workshop outlines designed to help learning groups explore different aspects of Youth Engagement. All exercises are hands-on, interactive, and focused on... Read on...

Freechild Project Youth Voice Toolbox

Accredited Author: Adam Fletcher

Summary: The Youth Voice Toolbox is an online resource comprised of a series of one-pagers on youth action, youth engagement, youth empowerment, and more. These tools identify a number of innovative practices, practical... Read on...

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Global Action Project

Summary: Global Action Project works with young people most affected by injustice to build the knowledge, tools, and relationships needed to create media for community power, cultural expression, and political change. Founded in... Read on...

Let Kids Rule The School

Accredited Author: Susan Engel

Summary: In this New York Times article, Susan Engel writes about eight public high school students, aged 15 to 17, in western Massachusetts that designed and ran their own school within a school. "They represented the usual... Read on...

Rated: 32121 (3/5), based on 7 reviews Posted in InformationArticles

Multnomah County Commission on Children, Families, and Community

Summary: This is the Multnomah County branch of the Oregon State Commission on Children and Families. The Commission has a strong focus on engaging the community in discussing and supporting youth and families, including young... Read on...


Summary: Sapientis is a non-profit organization that works to improve the quality of public education in Puerto Rico. We created the Coalition for Equity and Quality Education (CECE, for its acronym in Spanish), a movement... Read on...

Series on Meaningful Student Involvement

Accredited Author: Adam Fletcher

Summary: Meaningful Student Involvement: Guide to Students as Partners in School Change
Stories of Meaningful Student Involvement
Meaningful Student Involvement Research Guide
Meaningful Student Involvement Resource Guide

Start Empathy

Summary: StartEmpathy is a community of individuals and institutions dedicated to cultivating empathy in the 21st Century. This website is meant as a platform to facilitate empathy learning in our schools and in our homes.
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The Algebra Project

Summary: The Algebra Project, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) national, nonprofit organization that uses mathematics as an organizing tool to ensure quality public school education for every child in America. We believe that every child... Read on...

Washington Youth Voice Handbook

Accredited Author: Adam Fletcher

Summary: The first introductory guide to Youth Voice shares what, why, who, when, where, and how Youth Voice happens throughout our communities. Highlighting examples and lessons from across Washington State, CommonAction... Read on...

Youth United for Change

Summary: Youth United for Change (YUC) is an organization made up of young people acting on their own behalf to improve the quality of public education. YUC is building a youth based, democratic organization with the power to... Read on...

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