Freechild Project youth in São Paulo, Brazil.

Youth as Mediators

Engaging youth as mediators teaches young people to understand conflict within themselves and others. Discovering how they influence conflict, how to self-manage conflict, and how to identify strategies for

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Freechild Project youth in Seattle

Project-Based Learning 

ALL children and youth are active people who want to be actively involved in learning, teaching and leadership throughout their communities. Responsible adults acknowledge that

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SoundOut Summer Camp Participants

Experiential Learning 

When young people learn through doing, they are participating in experiential learning. When youth-led experiential learning is happening, young people focus on real issues they can

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Freechild Project youth and adult workshop participants

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

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Freechild Project youth protest in Seattle

Youth-Led Activism 

An approach that intentionally trains young people in community organizing and advocacy, youth-led activism also assists children and youth in putting these skills to action in order to alter

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