There’s no minimum age for leadership . . .

Nearly half the entire world population is under age 18. Young adults between 10-24 comprise 20% of the U.S. population. Maximum youth involvement is essential to disrupt the status quo and build a smarter, healthier and more peaceful world.
Our national nonprofit clearinghouse aims to prove that minors can play a major role.
  • Success Stories features current and old examples, including the second U.S. city giving 16 and 17-year-olds the right to vote in local elections.
  • Youth Strategies is exploding with ideas for community change plus our free e-book, Youth! The 26% Solution.
  • Adult Allies and Publications feature consulting and trainings as well as resources for youth-led and adult-run organizations, including our new interactive toolkit, Catalyst! Successful Strategies to Empower Young Advocates.
  • School Girls Unite and our sister organization in Mali co-authored our free action guide called Girls Gone Activist!
  • Lobbying or “legucating” Congress.  Let us help plan your visit to Washington, DC to maximize the impact of young advocates during their meetings with lawmakers.

  Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to support our work to promote youth-driven action or  for our scholarship program that is transforming the lives of over 50 girls in Mali.