Past Clients and Collaborators

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A variety of organizations have hired me individually and through my work with CommonAction Consulting, The Freechild Project, and SoundOut. Following is a list of my past partners, clients and collaborators I have served since 1997. You can find descriptions of some of my selected work in my project database, and learn what I address on my topic list.

Adam Fletcher's Engaging People

International Nonprofits (NGOs)

  • Center for Studies and Research in Education, Culture and Community Action (CENPEC), São Paulo, Brazil
  • Connect Magazine, Sydney, Australia
  • One World Now!, Seattle, Washington
  • United Nations Development Program/Projecto Juventude, São Paulo, Brazil
  • American Institutes for Research Technical Assistance Program, Washington, DC
  • Academy for Educational Development, New York, New York


Local Governments

  • City of Auburn, Auburn, Washington
  • City of Cheney Parks and Recreation Department, Cheney, Washington
  • City of Bellevue Parks and Recreation Department YouthLink, Bellevue, Washington
  • City of Manchester Youth Commission, Manchester, Connecticut
  • City of Ephrata, Ephrata, Washington
  • City of Olympia, Olympia, Washington
  • Village of Caroline, Alberta, Canada, Family Support Services Bureau
  • City of Everett Youth Summit, Everett, Washington
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Adam facilitating with students in Bothell, Washington in 2002.
  • Pierce County Prevention Program, Tacoma, Washington
  • King County Partners in Prevention Program, Seattle, Washington
  • Santa Barbara County Service Learning Initiative, Santa Barbara, California
  • City of Lincoln Jobs Center, Lincoln, Nebraska


State Government Agencies

  • State of Arizona Department of Education Coordinated School Health, Tucson, Arizona
  • Idaho Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism, Boise, Idaho
  • Nebraska Commission on Community and National Service, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Washington State Department of Health, Olympia, Washington
  • Washington State Department of Social and Human Services, Olympia, Washington
  • Washington State Employment Security Department Washington Service Corps, Lacey, Washington
  • Washington State Higher Education Coordinating Board GearUP Program, Olympia, Washington


Federal Government Agencies

  • Corporation for Community and National Service, Washington, DC
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Adolescent and School Health, Atlanta, Georgia
  • United States Department of Education, Washington, DC


Local Nonprofits

  • Alternatives, Inc., Hampton, Virginia
  • Auburn YMCA Youth Leadership Summit, Auburn, Washington
  • Catalyst Miami/Human Services Coalition of Miami-Dade County, Miami, Florida
  • Boys and Girls Club of Thurston County, Tumwater, Washington
  • King County Youth Development Network, Seattle, Washington
  • Baltimore Mental Health Systems, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Prairie Ridge Community Association, Tacoma, Washington
  • SOAR, Seattle, Washington
  • Volunteer Center of Thurston, Mason and Lewis Counties, Olympia, Washington
  • TeamChild, Seattle, Washington
  • Social Moguls/What’s Good 206, Seattle, Washington
  • Together, Inc., Lacey, Washington
  • Seattle Metrocenter YMCA Foster Youth Program, Seattle, Washington
  • Community Youth Services, Olympia, Washington
  • Fremont Public Association AmeriCorps Program/Fertile Grounds, Seattle, Washington
  • Suncoast EarthForce, Tampa, Florida
  • Olympia Free School, Olympia, Washington
  • Boys and Girls Club of Thurston County, Youth Worker Summit, Olympia, Washington
  • Seattle Penny Harvest, Seattle, Washington
  • Community Schools Collaborative, Burien, Washington
  • Yakima Valley Farmworkers Clinic, Sunnyside, Washington
  • King County Youth Development Executives, Seattle, Washington
  • YWCA of Seattle, Seattle, Washington
  • Let’s Move, Cheney!, Cheney, Washington
  • YWCA of Olympia, Olympia, Washington
  • Capital Recovery Center/Olympia Downtown Ambassadors, Olympia, Washington
  • Allegheny Partners for Out of School Time (APOST) Allegheny County United Way, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Enterprise for Equity, Olympia, Washington
  • Para los Niños, Burien, Washington


Adam training youth at Eastern Washington University in 2012.
Adam training youth at Eastern Washington University in 2012.

State / Provincial Nonprofits

  • PeaceJam Northwest, Vancouver, Washington
  • Youth and Family Leadership Institute, State College, Pennsylvania
  • Washington Recreation and Parks Association, Olympia, Washington
  • North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Right of Passage Journeys and Chemical Dependency Professionals of Washington State, Randle, Washington
  • Youth and Adults Transforming Schools Together (YATST), Hardwick, Vermont
  • American Cancer Society Northwest Region speakOUT program, Seattle, Washington
  • Communities for Learning, Floral Park, New York
  • Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest, Olympia, Washington
  • Schools Out Washington, Seattle, Washington
  • Georgia Network to End Sexual Abuse, Atlanta, Georgia
  • University of Washington GEAR UP, Seattle, Washington
  • Arizona Dairy Council Fuel Up To Play 60, Tucson, Arizona
  • Guide, Inc., Lawrenceville, Georgia
  • Alberta School Boards Association, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Washington State School Boards Association, Olympia, Washington



National Nonprofits

  • Children’s Defense Fund, Washington, DC
  • EarthForce, Denver, Colorado
  • Youth On Board/YouthBuild USA, Sommerville, Massachusetts
  • Youth Service America, Washington, DC
  • Casey Family Programs, Seattle, Washington
  • Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform, Houston, Texas
  • National Youth Rights Association, Washington, DC
  • National Network for Youth, Washington, DC
  • Small Schools Project, Seattle, Washington
  • America’s Promise, Chevy Chase, Maryland
  • Action For Healthy Kids, Skokie, Illinois
    • Students Taking Charge, Skokie, Illinois
    • Washington State Action For Healthy Kids Coordination, Skokie, Illinois
  • MANY – Mid Atlantic Network for Youth, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Adam Fletcher speaking at Illahee Middle School in October 2013.
Adam speaking at Illahee Middle School in October 2013.

National Education Organizations

  • Institute for Democratic Education in America, Portland, Oregon
  • National School Board Association, Chicago, Illinois
  • Vermont Principal’s Association, Montpelier, Vermont
  • National PTA, Chicago, Illinois
  • College Success Foundation, Issaquah, Washington
  • New Horizons for Learning, Seattle, Washington
  • Generation YES, Olympia, Washington



K-12 Schools

  • Cleveland High School, Seattle, Washington
  • White River High School, Buckley, Washington
  • Spanaway Elementary School, Spanaway, Washington
  • Roosevelt High School, Seattle, Washington
  • Friday Harbor High School, Friday Harbor, Washington
  • Monument High School, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Social Justice Academy, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Caroline High School, Caroline, Alberta, Canada
  • Colfax High School, Colfax, Washington
  • Community Academy of Science and Health, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Cypress Creek Elementary School, Tampa, Florida
  • Engineering School, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Franklin High School, Seattle, Washington
  • Lewis and Clark Middle School, Yakima, Washington
  • Ridgeview Elementary School, Yakima, Washington
  • Secondary Academy for Success, Bothell, Washington
  • Vashon Island Student Link Alternative School, Vashon, Washington
  • Wishkah Valley High School, Wishkah, Washington
  • Dayton High School, Dayton, Washington
  • Evergreen High School, Vancouver, Washington
  • Harbor High School, Aberdeen, Washington
  • Langley Middle School, Langley, Washington
  • Lewis and Clark High School, Spokane, Washington
  • Pinnacle Charter School, Denver, Colorado
  • Illahee Middle School, Federal Way, Washington


Local School Districts

  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, Washington
  • Boston Public Schools Student Engagement Advisory Council, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Harwood Union School District, Moretown, Vermont
  • Living Waters School District, Whitecourt, Alberta
  • Marin County Department of Education, San Raphael, California
  • Sumner School District, Sumner, Washington
  • Schenectady Public Schools, Schenectady, New York
  • Seattle Public Schools Service Learning Seattle, Seattle, Washington
  • Seattle Public Schools Office of Equity and Race Relations, Seattle, Washington
  • Seattle Public Schools Youth Engagement Zone, Seattle, Washington
  • Seattle Public Schools Small Learning Environments Conference, Seattle, Washington
  • Yakima Public Schools, Yakima, Washington
  • Evergreen Public Schools, Vancouver, Washington
Adam speaking on an international panel at a UNDP conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 2005.
Adam speaking on an international panel at a UNDP conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 2005.

Regional School Districts

  • Educational School District 123 21st Century Learning Centers, Pasco, Washington
  • Puget Sound Educational Service District, Renton, Washington
  • Genesee Valley BOCES, LeRoy, New York
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, New Hartford, New York
  • Onondaga-Cortland-Madison Counties BOCES, Syracuse, New York
  • Oswego County BOCES, Mexico, New York
  • Educational Service District 113, Tumwater, Washington


State Education Agencies/Provincial Ministries of Education

  • Alberta Ministry of Education Student Engagement Office, Edmonton, Alberta
  • New York State Student Support Services Center, LeRoy, New York
  • Vermont State Department of Education HIV/AIDs Program, Montpelier, Vermont
  • Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Olympia, Washington
  • Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Learn and Serve America Program, Olympia, Washington
  • Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction School Improvement Program
  • Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Title V and Innovative Programs



  • Carnegie Corporation, New York, New York
  • Grantmaker’s Forum on Education, Washington, DC
  • HumanLinks Foundation, Bothell, Washington
  • Surdna Foundation, New York, New York
  • Grantmaker’s Forum on Community and National Service, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Philanthropy Northwest, Seattle, Washington


Higher Education

  • Harvard University Graduate School on Education, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • University of Indianapolis Center for Excellence in Leadership of Learning, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Eastern Washington University Child Studies Department, Cheney, Washington
  • University of Washington GEAR UP Program, Seattle, Washington
  • University of Washington College of Education, Seattle, Washington
  • Washington State University Center for Bridging the Digital Divide, Pullman, Washington
  • University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Consulting Firms

  • Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education, New York, New York
  • Dare Mighty Things, San Diego, California
  • Campaign Consultation, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Learner-Centred Initiatives, Inc., Floral Park, New York
  • Project Service Leadership, Vancouver, Washington


Other Organizations

  • Seattle Seahawks/Seattle Sounders, Seattle, Washington
  • Capstone Press, Mankato, Minnesota