Defeating Adultism

Our society is deeply entrenched in adultism, which is bias towards adults and consequently, discrimination against young people. It is prevalent throughout the institutions of our society.

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Cultural Adultism

Cultural adultism is a very ambiguous, yet very prevalent, form of discrimination and intolerance towards youth. Any restriction or exploitation of people because of their young age, as

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Adultism is 1) Bias towards adults; 2) Addiction to adults; 3) Discrimination against youth

Introduction to Adultism

Definition of Adultism There are three parts to the complete definition of adultism, from Adam Fletcher’s book Facing Adultism: Adultism is favoring adults by dismissing

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Social Justice Links

The Freechild Project focuses on youth changing the world. Our theory of change focuses on youth engagement throughout the world around them, in meaningful, empowering relationships that

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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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