Youth Engagement in Portland, Oregon

Back in the early 2000s, Portland, Oregon, was another midline American city with nothing special happening. Sure, they had a …

Adam Fletcher in Examples April 17

Radical Transparency With Children and Youth

After 15 years of promoting youth/adult partnerships, The Freechild Project has decided that one of the most important elements of …

Adam Fletcher in Articles April 25

The End of Grades and Grading

The practice of teachers assigning students letter or number grades to illustrate how students are performing is an outmoded method, …

Youth Engagement in Youth Action Councils

A Youth Action Council is a group of young people who develop a group approach using their individual abilities in order …

Adam Fletcher in Actions February 21

Defeating Adultism

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

Adam Fletcher in Articles February 5