16 May Youth pull up a seat at the table
Youth Voice Champions
Your organization’s work to elevate youth voice is redefining what it means to work with young people. By building strong partnerships, the Network is taking a step forward in cultivating the power of youth leaders to change their organizations and communities.
“It’s teaching us that you need to speak up and be the change you want to see, not just wait around and just sit idly.”
– Joel Salguero, SEO Scholars
Our partnership in the news
EdWeek highlights the Network’s youth-adult partnership in “A New Approach to Social Emotional Learning Research: Putting Practitioners and Youth in the Driver’s Seat“. Thank you to all our organizations for nominating incredible youth leaders. You can also read more about SSN’s commitment to elevating youth voice in “Students: Our Most Important Stakeholders“.
“Asking for help, asking for youth help at that, is really empowering for not only you, but for us too, to know our voices are being heard.”
– Amya Edwards, One Goal
- Check in with your youth and adult partners to see how you can support their work. They’re all currently planning recruitment and timeline to engage more voices.
- Learn more about your students’ experiences this year as well as iMentor and Sadie Nash’s journey at the EXPO