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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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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Youth in Seattle with a Freechild Project summer camp

Urban Youth

Living in a place shouldn’t condemn a person to poor health, weak education, unsafe living conditions or segregation from other races, socio-economic classes and religions.

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A learner who is homeschooling for social change

Rural Youth

Growing up in small villages and towns or on farms and in other rural areas can present young people with considerable challenges. However, rural youth can be

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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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