Community and Youth Programs

Adirondack Folk School

Summary: The Adirondack Folk School is the only school of its kind in the country dedicated to teaching the arts, crafts and culture of this unique Adirondack region. The Adirondack Folk School teaches the joy of learning... Read on...

Baltimore Algebra Project

Summary: The Baltimore Algebra Project (BAP) is a youth-led math literacy program that uses peer-to-peer tutoring and experiential pedagogy to strengthen math skills, employ youth, and develop leadership potential. The youth of... Read on...

Boston-area Youth Organizing Project

Summary: BYOP is a live community of youth, supported by adults, who are fighting for justice in the Boston area and beyond! We are involved in local, regional, and national projects for social and youth justice.We are an... Read on...

Bronx Students Release 10-Point List of Demands to Reform NY Public Ed

Summary: Dubbing themselves The Resistance, a group of Bronx students have decided to “Occupy” public education, releasing a 10 point plan for reforming New York City's public school system. Some of their demands include "a... Read on...

Center for Civic Education

Summary: The Center for Civic Education is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational corporation dedicated to promoting an enlightened and responsible citizenry committed to democratic principles and actively engaged in the practice... Read on...

Center for Court Innovation’s Juvenile Justice programs

Summary: Founded as a public/private partnership between the New York State Unified Court System and the Fund for the City of New York, the Center for Court Innovation helps the justice system aid victims, reduce crime,... Read on...

Center for Educational Pathways

Summary: The Center for Educational Pathways is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping underserved children and their teachers build creative pathways to academic success. Our flagship programs are The Comic Book Project... Read on...

Challenge Day

Summary: Challenge Day's mission is to provide youth and their communities with experiential workshops and programs that demonstrate the possibility of love and connection through the celebration of diversity, truth and full... Read on...

Chicago Freedom School

Summary: The Chicago Freedom School is not a traditional school, but a nonprofit organization committed to supporting social change movements led by youth with support from adult allies. The Chicago Freedom School provides a... Read on...

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Chicago Youth Initiating Change

Summary: Chicago Youth Initiating Change is a student-led organization that will ensure every school is designed to provide every student with a relevant and challenging education that prepares us to reach our greatest potential... Read on...

Common Ground

Summary: Common Ground is a center for environmental learning and leadership located in New Haven, CT. It is a place where all members of the community - young and elementary-aged children, middle and high school students, the... Read on...

Design for Change USA

Summary: DESIGN FOR CHANGE is the largest global movement designed to give children an opportunity to express their own ideas for a better world and put them into action. Children and adults learn through the Design for Change... Read on...

Detroit Summer

Summary: Detroit Summer is a multi-racial, inter-generational collective in Detroit that has been working to transform communities through youth leadership, creativity and collective action since 1992. Started by James and Grace... Read on...

Digital Youth Network

Summary: The Digital Youth Network (DYN) is a hybrid digital literacy program that creates opportunities for youth to engage in learning environments that span both in-school and out-of-school contexts. The DYN model focuses... Read on...

Do Something

Summary: DoSomething.org is one of the largest organizations in the U.S. that helps young people rock causes they care about. A driving force in creating a culture of volunteerism, DoSomething.org is on track to activate two... Read on...

Eagle Rock School

Summary: Eagle Rock is both a school for high school age students and a professional development center for adults, particularly educators. The school is a year-round, residential, and full-scholarship school that enrolls young... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in ShowcaseK-12 SchoolsCommunity and Youth Programs

El Puente

Summary: Founded over 30 years ago, El Puente is a community initiative working for peace and social change through 4 major programs: youth leadership and civic engagement activities, arts-focused projects, community health and... Read on...

Facing History and Ourselves

Summary: At Facing History and Ourselves, we set out with a defining purpose that's both humanistic and civic: to help teachers and students confront the complexities of history in ways that promote critical thinking, academic... Read on...

Generation Waking Up

Summary:

GENERATION WAKING UP is a global campaign to ignite a generation of young people to bring forth a thriving, just, sustainable world. We strive to:

- Awaken in young people a clear sense of who we are as a generation,...

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Global Action Project

Summary: Global Action Project works with young people most affected by injustice to build the knowledge, tools, and relationships needed to create media for community power, cultural expression, and political change. Founded in... Read on...

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