Youth Engagement in Youth Infusion
The term youth infusion was coined by expert and Freechild Project advisor Wendy Lesko, who says the term summarizes “where young people are involved in every conceivable way — as volunteers and paid community organizers, as facilitators and trainers, as conference planners, and as full-fledged members on a board of directors.”
Youth/Adult Partnerships Tip Sheet
The Freechild Institute has found that both young people and adults have the power to help our communities become vibrant, enriching places to live. However, facilitating young people and adults working together can be challenging. The following tips can be helpful when you are working to create Youth-Adult Partnerships.
Convention on the Rights of the Child
The Freechild Institute believes Article 12 is one of the most important parts of the CRC. Young people of all ages should have a voice in every single decision affecting them, and their voice should be taken seriously. As our website details extensively, there are many ways this can happen.
Youth Action Toolkit
This is the Freechild Institute Youth page, created for young people to change the world in positive, powerful ways.
The Freechild Institute Youth Voice Toolkit
Use the Freechild Institute Youth Voice Toolkit to find some of the tools, examples and resources we have created for young people to change the world in positive, powerful ways!
Youth Engagement in Youth Leadership
The Freechild Institute supports positive, powerful youth leadership throughout society.
Facing Adultism Toolkit
The Freechild Institute raises awareness and takes action to face adultism throughout society.
Introduction to Adultism
Adultism is favoring adults by dismissing young people. It is also the addiction to the attitudes, ideas, beliefs, and actions of adults. Because adultism is bias towards adults, it inherently and obviously leads to discrimination against children and youth.
Youth Engagement in Youth Summits
Youth Summits are opportunities for young people to become engaged in positive, powerful and passionate action to change the world.
Youth + Social Change through Youth Forums
Placing youth voice at the center of social change, Youth Forums can provide an engaging, empowering way to develop consensus, discuss issues and build community among youth in a community. As a structured, purposeful event, Youth Forums are meant to give youth an opportunity to express their ideas, opinions, and needs to adults or other youth. Youth…