Tunica Teens in Action

Tunica Teens in Action in Tunica, Mississippi is a youth leadership program formed in July 1999 by young people who realized they needed to develop their skills to help the community and themselves to succeed in a school system that has been on academic probation for over ten years. More Info Hill-Snowdon Foundation webpage on Tunica […]

Young People’s Project

The Young People’s Project in Cambridge, Massachussetts National YPP uses Math Literacy Work to develop the abilities of elementary through high school students to succeed in school and in life, and in doing so involves them in efforts to eliminate institutional obstacles to their success. YPP envisions a day when every young person — regardless of […]

Youth Working for Positive Change

Youth Working for Positive Change was located in Des Moines, Iowa. This group worked to tackle the problems in their neighborhood for more than six years, with one of their key issues being education education reform. They are now defunct. More Info No further info is available at this time. Please share any details in the comments section […]

Student Organizing for Education Reform

Across the United States and around the world, students are organizing themselves into energized, focused and powerful organizations in order to promote student voice in education reform in substantive and meaningful ways. Working with adults as allies, students across the United States are stepping outside schools to organize youth and communities to improve schools. Leading […]

Citizens for Quality Education / Southern Echo

Citizens for Quality Education/Southern Echo in Jackson, Mississippi and Holmes County, Mississippi, began its work to improve schools in Holmes County in 1996. Through CQE, parents and students work together to hold the school board accountable for improving the performance of the schools in the district. They have fought for and won revision of the district’s […]