Adam Fletcher is a writer, global youth engagement expert and an renowned speaker. A former homeless kid turned youth advocate, he is internationally known for his ground-breaking projects with youth in schools and communities.

He is the author of the bestseller The Guide to Student Voice and The Practice of Youth Engagement.

Adam has spoken at hundreds of conferences for teachers, parents, educators and youth workers across the United States and around the world.

He is a recognized youth expert by The Atlantic, Educational Leadership, USA Today and others.

Since working directly with low-income youth of color in the neighborhood where he grew up, Adam has spoke to more than 500,000 youth, including homeless, foster, low-achieving and low-income youth from urban, rural and suburban communities.

Adam Fletcher teaches people how to engage youth and adults in powerful, positive ways through expert knowledge, profound humor and deep storytelling.


Adam’s keynote speeches, event facilitation, dynamic workshops and practical writing has helped thousands of people:

  • Youth: Adam helps youth discover how they to change the world right now!
  • Students: Adam teaches students how to transform schools and learning forever!
  • Educators: Adam shares new, inspiring and effective ways to engage students, parents, teachers and communities!
  • Parents: Adam shows powerful family-building approaches at home and throughout communities!
  • Community leaders: Adam guides leaders on moving people from apathy to action!
  • Government officials: Adam highlights ways to make programs and policies meaningful and impactful!
  • Others: Adam open doors to explore how to transform the present and the future!




 Adam Fletcher can engage you, his lessons can empower you, and he can change your life FOREVER.


“Adam Fletcher’s work is especially relevant in getting young people to participate in the realms of politics and critical education.”—Henry Giroux

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Adam Fletcher facilitates training and professional development, provides motivational speeches, and is a freelance writer.