Freechild Project retreat participants in Seattle, Washington

Convenient and Inconvenient Youth Voice

Many well-meaning adults who advocate for youth engagement too often consider only those elements of the younger population with which they are familiar. This is

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Adam Fletcher facilitating at a Freechild Project summer program

Adult Perspectives of Youth

Successful youth engagement depends on developing mature, respectful relationships between the generations. This model illustrates a continuum of adult perspectives of youth, starting at apathy

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Youth are changing the world right now.

Youth and Foster Care

Despite how they’re often treated, young people in the foster care system are powerful beyond measure. Even though they rarely have significant and meaningful opportunities to

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“The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything." - Albert Einstein

Youth and National Service

Youth and national service go together like boats on the water. Given the right motivation and inspiration, young people are essential to building nations, empowering the disenfranchised,

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Seattle students in a Freechild workshop discuss issues with an adult ally

Youth and Public Health

Public health is made of organized efforts around the world that aim at to prevent disease and promote health across our communities. Tied together through education, action,

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