South Central Youth Empowered through Action

2013PartnerthruMSISouth Central Youth Empowered through Action, or SC-YEA, is  located in Los Angeles, California.

They are developing the next generation of activists capable of leading their peers and impacting public policy in their schools and community.

By hosting chapters on high school campuses across South LA, SCYEA aims to amplify the voices of students in education decision-making.They launched a campaign to hold schools accountable for A-G course requirements (the course sequence required for entrance into the University of California).

SCYEA also recently pressured the local school district to repair and build new schools with a $2.4 billion school bond, and to add $153 million dollars for additional school repairs previously overlooked in their community.

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Published by Adam F. C. Fletcher

Adam is the founding director of SoundOut. An author, speaker and consultant, he has worked with K-12 schools, districts, nonprofits and others for more than 15 years. Learn more about him at

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