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Youth + Social Change through Youth as Decision-Makers

Through formal and informal decision-making, youth as decision-makers are engaged in making powerful, meaningful and substantive choices, decisions and determinations that affect themselves, their peers, their communities, and the world. A lot of youth-focused activities, organizations, and programs are run by adults. However, anytime adults are charged with managing programs for children or youth they must take […]

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Youth + Social Change through Youth as Activity Leaders

Engaging youth as activity leaders in nonprofits, community organizations, and other areas includes young people facilitating, teaching, guiding, directing, and otherwise leading youth, adults, and children in a variety of ways. Ways Youth + Social Change Happens for Youth as Activity Leaders Youth as Cultural Facilitators — Young people can do more than simply learn about culture. Instead, […]

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Youth + Social Change through Youth Policy-Makers

When they research, plan, write, and evaluate rules, regulations, laws, and other policies, engaging youth as policy-makers can enrich, substantiate, enliven, and impact the outcomes of policies in many ways. Rather than standing or speaking for children, we need to stand with children speaking for themselves. We don’t need a political movement for children… We […]