Top 10 Youth Voice Publications

There is a lot of chatter out there about listening to youth, engaging young people, and promoting meaningful youth involvement. But sometimes it is hard to find resources that value what you think and feel as someone committed to young people and social change. Following are the Top 10 Youth Voice publications I have foundContinue reading “Top 10 Youth Voice Publications”

My Review of “Beyond Resistance”

Beyond Resistance! Youth Activism and Community Change: New Democratic Possibilities for Practice and Policy for America’s Youth was edited by Shawn Ginwright. This is my review for The Freechild Project. For youth workers with a preconceived notion about the roles of young people in society, this collection may be challenging. For teachers who think they know theContinue reading “My Review of “Beyond Resistance””

Youth Voice Has No Limits

The tech-saavy girl at school builds a website about how students can run schools.That punk kid pulls out a marker and tags a locker on his way down the hall. Two fifth grades classes at the local elementary band together to replant the native vegetation down by the lake. A 16-year-old testifies in front ofContinue reading “Youth Voice Has No Limits”