Format: 2014-11-23
YALC group
High school students concerned with the standardized testing requirements for graduation in Ohio catalyze reform.
Social ignition explores the new, innovative ways that people are using social media to make a difference.  So, I geeked out completely when I stumbled upon ...
drug facts button
SparkAction’s Top 24 Under 24 Youth Knowledge Builders and Changemakers celebrates powerful youth-led work to inform and empower young people to make decisions that ...
youth violence
Three years after Oregon youth first brought together government, schools and nonprofits to tackle rising local violence, rates have stabilized and collaboration is ...
How families with students who will be the first to go to college make it happen.
youth bus pass
Oregon youth helped establish a system of free bus passes for students in public schools.
Michelle Obama
A panel of experts points out the advantages of first-gen students having a highly-visible role model and made some valuable suggestions for how the First Lady could ...
youth bill of rights
In Portland, Oregon, youth engagement is guided by the first-in-the-nation Bill of Rights written by and for youth, and a measurable Action Plan.
The webinar addressed the benefits, steps to engage, and challenges of including young people in juvenile justice reform efforts with the help of two knowledgeable ...
youth marching
If you build it, and they don’t come, what do you do? In Oregon, when school-based health clinics faced this dilemma, county officials turned to youth for the ...
toddler bars
The JJDPA has been a valuable tool to help begin to dismantle the pipeline to prison and punishment and instead create a pathway to appropriate services and treatment ...
Michelle Obama
In November, first lady Michelle Obama shared her experience as a first-generation college student and announced a more active role in helping low-income students get ...
The average school counselor in the United States has a caseload of 471 students.
youth impact billboard
When young people have genuine opportunities and support to influence local and state policies, what happens? Our Youth Impact Snapshots series takes a look.