Our programs enable schools and other youth-serving organizations to create supportive, culturally responsive learning communities. We are committed to teens of color and other young adults whose voices need to be heard.
Our literacy-rich training model helps teachers, after-school workers, counselors and other professionals better connect with the teens they serve, while our youth writing programs and publications offer teens the opportunity to share their voice for other students.
Curriculum and professional development for
adults who work with teens.
Read real teen stories and learn more about our opportunities for teens.
95% of teachers say
OUR PROGRAMS HELP
STUDENTS UNDERSTAND SEL
92% felt better able to
create a space for students
to TALK ABOUT race
Our programs have
TWO MILLION YOUTH
The lessons provided in the YC program were well-organized and thought-provoking. I appreciated listening to and reading about my students’ views on how to address the circumstances of the stories we read and for how they were not judgmental of the others or each other while engaging in student-led discussions of the stories.— TEACHER