Algebra Project

The Baltimore Algebra Project in Baltimore, Maryland, is a fully youth run non-profit organization that tackles math illiteracy and seeks to empower youth within the city school system. We employ youth, both high school and and college students as classroom instructor, teacher assistants, tutors, and organizers. Over the last nine years, we have funded 2 million dollars in […]

Alliance for Educational Justice

Alliance for Educational Justice based in Oakland, California, is a national alliance of youth organizing and intergenerational groups working for educational justice. AEJ aims to bring grassroots groups together to bring about changes in federal education policy, build a national infrastructure for the education justice sector, and build the capacity of our organizations and our youth […]

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 […]

Collège Churchill High School

Students at Collège Churchill High School’s Youth for Diversity, or YFD, group struggle to effect long lasting and significant change in the school culture. The school is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The group’s meetings offer many students hope as they pool their leadership, vision, skills, and hands to carry out objectives. The group has existed in various forms […]

Chicago Students Organizing to Save Our Schools

Chicago Students Organizing to Save Our Schools,or CSOSOS, is a student-led group organizing to make sure that all people have an equal access to quality public education by organizing the youth of Chicago. CSOSOS’s work includes: Fighting for an elected school board in CPS Investment in the success of neighborhood schools, including putting back our TIF money […]