Youth Voices

Senator Grassley
Sen. Grassley (R-Iowa) is now chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, and he says bipartisan improvements to juvenile justice are among his...
SOTU
President Obama's approval ratings have improved and he's working to fulfil some of the promises he campaigned on, but there's one issue...
tweeting
Increasingly charities are using social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pintrest, and Tumblr for advocacy. This fact sheet offers tips on how...
Throughout the fall, we'll bring you new voices and personal stories about the impact of the JJDPA and ways it can be strengthened and improved...

youth-produced content

November 26, 2014
Produced by:
Annenberg Institute for School Reform

To be successful and sustainable, education reform initiatives must strategically incorporate the voices of those who have the most to lose or gain. That means students, parents and residents should be heard, not just professionals. 

Ladine Daniels
November 7, 2014
Produced by:
The National Council of Young Leaders

briefing image
October 7, 2014
Produced by:
The Corps Network

The National Council of Young Leaders, comprising 16 diverse opportunity youth from across the country, held a Congressional Briefing to share their Recommendations to Increase Opportunity and Decrease Poverty in America. They shared six Recommendations in response to some of the most pervasive...

September 17, 2014
Produced by:
The National Council of Young Leaders

September 16, 2014
Produced by:
The National Council of Young Leaders

Under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA), the nation’s main federal juvenile justice law, states must establish State Advisory Groups to monitor state compliance with the law. SAGs must include young people—but engaging them can be a challenge.

brown v board of education
June 2, 2014
Produced by:
Dignity in Schools Campaign

In May 2014, a group of Dignity in Schools members from California, Mississippi, Ohio and Washington, DC participated in an on-line Google Hangout discussion to reflect on the impacts of Brown v. Board of Education sixty years later.

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