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 first 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 resources and customized trainings for youth workers, mentors, teachers, principals, policy makers, parents and 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 or for our scholarship program that is transforming the lives of over 50 girls in Mali.