Youth Voices

The Readiness Project combines curiosity with experience to identify what it takes for all youth to be ready for life's demands at every stage.
Robert Putnam
Robert D. Putnam has accomplished many things – Harvard political scientist and professor, consultant for last four presidents and advocate for...
Nell Bernstein
Nell Bernstein discusses the harmful effects of the "superpredator" theory, her new book, Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile...
what kids can do
Watch this awesome video from What Kids Can Do (WKCD) using youth voices to talk about critical social and emotional skills like managing stress,...
raise the age ny
VIDEO & ACTION ALERT! New York is one of only two states in the country that have failed to recognize what research and science have confirmed...

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what kids can do
March 23, 2015
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What Kids Can Do

Watch this awesome video from What Kids Can Do (WKCD) using youth voices to talk about critical social and emotional skills like managing stress, motivation, persistence, and self-confidence. 

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raise the age ny
March 2, 2015
Produced by:
SparkAction

VIDEO & ACTION ALERT! New York is one of only two states in the country that have failed to recognize what research and science have confirmed – adolescents are children, and prosecuting and placing them in the adult criminal justice system doesn’t work for them...

Quorum
January 28, 2015
Produced by:
SparkAction

Harvard undergrad students Alex Wirth and Jonathan Marks have created Quorum, an online legislative strategy platform that explains the relationships between lawmakers in Congress.

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...

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