The Youth Data Squad hopes that by publishing their data-driven report with their policy recommendations, they can avoid data mischaracterizations.
In Iowa, the nonprofit organization Al Éxito uses a youth participatory action model to uplift Latino students as leaders in designing their own opportunities and futures.
This guide is designed for school, district, out-of-school time, and other community leaders or youth-supporting adults who wish to partner with young people in their communities to better understand their experiences with issues that matter to them.
Two young adults and one researcher share the challenges of isolation facing youth during the pandemic and identify specific steps supportive adults can take to help youth cope.
Are you using the developmental practices in your work with young people? An asset mapping process can help answer that, and support cross-system dialogue about how to improve staff practices, everywhere youth spend their time.
In Minneapolis, “nothing about us without us” is more than a motto. Here’s how the Minneapolis Youth Congress, a longstanding youth-adult partnership, is shaping city policy and the local community.
“I have more responsibility and I feel like I have more power here.”
CYC’s mission is to develop leaders who empower each other and their communities to transform the foster care system through legislative, policy, and practice change.
“I wanted to create a resource for rising leaders who feel the same mix of nervousness and uncertainty I felt when I first entered this space.”
“For a long time, I just felt like I was in a box, that I didn’t have a purpose.”