Youth Involvement

Dozens of decisions are made about the lives of young people everyday. Families, schools, youth programs, city councils, foundations, government agencies, employers, lawmakers… the list

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Youth Participation

Youth activism expert Yve Susskind taught The Freechild Project that youth participation was something young people can do on their own. Adults can involve youth, they can engage youth, but they

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This is the cover of Bringing It Together by the Movement Strategy Center

A Review of Bringing It Together

The late 1960s and early 1970s saw the a rush of youth-led activism in America, focusing a variety of issues including social justice, school improvement,

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Freechild Project youth and adults working together in Seattle

Youth-Led Programs

As young people build their knowledge, skills and abilities to change the world, they should have positive, purposeful opportunities to develop and expand their commitment

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Freechild Project youth and adults working together in Seattle

Service Learning

Service learning weaves classroom learning with real community needs. Working with adults as partners, students must identify challenges, research the issues, identify and create strategies, facilitate

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