Youth Leadership Websites
A community of more than 6 million youth and adults working together for positive change.
Youth Activism Project
Encourages people to speak up and look for lasting solutions to their problems!
Steps you can take to help you be a successful student.
Through the Same Door
This inspiring film documents the new movement of fully inclusive education by exploring Micah’s desire for a life without boundaries. As a high school student, Micah wanted the college experience and he got it, but he had a long fight ahead of him. See how he did it!
LeDerick is a recognized advocate, poet, playwright and motivational speaker.
Jonathan is a dyslexic writer and activist who didn’t learn to read until he was 12 years old yet went on to graduate from Brown University. He is a motivational speaker and works with states to promote youth leadership.
Healthy and Ready to Work Youth Fact Sheets
A series of fact sheets written BY youth FOR youth. Includes employment, IEPs, and college information.
Youth Leadership Videos
Taking Charge: Stories of Success and Self-determination (video and article)
Break Dance video (Run time 4:10)
Think you’ve got it bad and need to be encouraged? Fallen down and can’t get up? YES YOU CAN! Check this out! (Run time 4:33)
This video is the Eagle Scout project of a young man with disabilities. He talks about his participation in a wide range of activities, emphasizing “Ability Awareness.” (Run time: 11:35)