Freechild Project youth protest in Seattle

Youth as Advocates

When young people stand for their beliefs and understand the impact of their voices, they can represent their families and communities with pride, courage, and

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Check Your Perspective exercise by The Freechild Project

Youth as Evaluators

Engaging youth as evaluators Assessing and evaluating the effects of programs, classes, activities, and projects can promote Youth Voice in powerful ways. Young people can learn

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Students in the SoundOut Summer Camp in Seattle

Youth as Advisors

When youth advise adults they provide genuine knowledge, wisdom, and ideas to each other, adults, organizations, institutions, communities, and other locations and activities that affect

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Students in the SoundOut Summer Camp in Seattle

Youth as Lobbyists

Influencing policy-makers, legislators, politicians, and the people who work for them are among the activities for youth as lobbyists. With their unique insights, passion and

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Freechild Project youth in Seattle

Youth as Workers

When organizations, businesses, agencies, and other groups hire youth, they can be staff members in programs for adults, other youth, children, or for the community

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