The Role of Intensity in Youth Activism

Empowering young people to create social change happens best in intensely personal, intensely local, intensely focused opportunities that engage children and youth in deliberate, meaningful action and learning. None of these things can happen independently of each other. One of the best examples illustrating this is a recent entry on the Highlander Center blog thatContinue reading “The Role of Intensity in Youth Activism”

My Review of “Bringing It Together”

Bringing It Together: Uniting Youth Organizing, Development and Services for Long-Term Sustainability was written by K. Zimmerman, M. Chow and T. James for the Movement Strategy Center. This is my review for The Freechild Project.   The late 1960s and early 1970s saw the a rush of youth-led activism in America, focusing a variety of issues including socialContinue reading “My Review of “Bringing It Together””

My Review of “Making Space – Making Change”

Making Space – Making Change: Profiles of Youth-Led and Youth-Driven Organizations was written by the Young Wisdom Project of the Movement Strategy Center. This is my review for The Freechild Project.   Responding to a crisis is not easy work. People who spend day in and out working for the good of other people are oftenContinue reading “My Review of “Making Space – Making Change””