Our Education

Our Education, or OurEd, was a national nonprofit organization based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. About The mission of OurEd was to improve K-12 education in America by engaging and empowering students themselves in a national movement for better schools. The organization was founded on the belief that the best chance we have to get the kinds of schools […]

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 […]

YOUNG Coalition

Youth Organizers for the Now Generation (YOUNG) Coalition in Boston, Massachusetts is an exciting youth-led coalition founded by Youth on Board and Boston Youth Organizing Project. El Movimiento is the coalition’s latest member. Young people from several other organizations are active in YOUNG’s projects and events as well. Their website says, “It is our responsibility and right that […]

Boston Youth Organizing Project

The Boston Youth Organizing Project in Boston, Massachusetts, is a live community of youth and adults who are fighting for justice in the Boston-area and beyond. They have units in 22 high schools from suburbs to inner city areas and have taken on such issues as reopening recreational facilities, extending the hours of public transportation passes, […]

Independent Project at Monument Mountain Regional High School

The Independent Project at Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, shows great potential for student voice and student/adult partnerships. Regarded as a “school within a school”, the project was intended to, “create a school that allows young people to be completely invested and to move every kind of human being through the […]