youth leadership

Young people participating in program planning.

Why Should Adolescents Develop and Implement Violence Prevention Programs?
Explore research showing that young people should be involved in developing and implementing violence prevention programs.

The Memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King in Washington, DC.

Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy Year-Round
Learn about volunteer opportunities youth can join to serve their communities.

Young people and adults enjoying Alternatives for Girls' Role Model Dinner.

Peer to Peer Workshops Contribute to Ending Human Trafficking
In Detroit, a peer education program helps at-risk young women develop personal skills and teach these skills to other survivors.

A young couple.

Resources for Youth To Address Relationship Abuse Year-Round
Learn about opportunities for young people to get involved in youth-led teen dating violence prevention campaigns.

A young woman texting.

Developing Youth Leadership Within Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs
Learn how staff can work with young people to foster youth leadership.

Participants in a point-in-time count.

Recommendations for Counting Homeless Youth and Surveying Their Needs
As part of YouthCount! 2.0, researchers examined methods of counting and surveying homeless young people to find out which were most effective.

Diverse young people joining hands. is Now
The national resource center, first spearheaded by a working group of 12 federal agencies, has a new name, look, and web address.

A young woman volunteering in a community garden.

Celebrate Global Youth Service Day by Helping Young People Volunteer
The Youth Service America website includes dozens of ways to participate.

Young adults working on a shared laptop.

#YouthLeaders Twitter Chat Recap: Youth-Led Efforts to End Teen Dating Violence
Revisit the February 29 chat featuring young people making a difference.

A young Native American man.

National Network Provides Leadership Opportunities for Native Youth
The emerging resource, launched by the Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute, seeks to elevate youth voice.


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