Freechild Project adult ally teaching youth media making skills

Youth as Media Makers

Showing communities how to move forward and transforming the behavior of youth and adults, engaging youth as media makers can lead to social change in a lot of

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Freechild Project youth protest in Seattle

Youth as Community Organizers

Community organizing happens when leaders bring together everyone in a community in a role that fosters social change. Engaging youth as community organizers can focus on

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Freechild Project adult ally teaching youth media making skills

Youth as Specialists

Envisioning roles for youth to teach youth is relatively easy; seeing new roles for youth to teach adults is more challenging. Youth as specialists bring

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Check Your Perspective exercise by The Freechild Project

Youth Engagement through Youth as Designers

Youth participate in creating intentional, strategic plans for an array of activities, including curriculum, building construction, youth and community programs, and more. Engaging youth as designers can lead

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SoundOut Student Voice Team in Seattle

Youth Engagement through Grantmaking and Philanthropy

Youth in philanthropy identify funding, distribute grants, evaluate effectiveness, and conduct other parts of the process involved in grant-making. When communities create opportunities for youth as grantmakers and

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