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News & Updates

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"Organizing to Win: 20 Years of Youth Power Recap"

Check out the full recording of Part 2 of our #PowertoWin Field Scan Series!

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#RACEAND: OUR PRESENT, OUR FUTURE

Race Forward’s #RaceAnd Our Present, Our Future Conference offers sponsors a unique opportunity young people and allies to shine a light on their small business or organization work in racial justice via our exhibit booths.

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FCYO Organizing to Win Lab Informational Webinar

We are now accepting proposals for our first tier, Organizing to Win Lab (OWL) - the entry point into FCYO’s GenPower Labs. To learn more about the Organizing to Win Lab, join our upcoming informational webinar on July 29th at 10:00 am PT. 

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Organizing to Win Informational Webinar

Check out the recap of the Organizing to Win Lab Informational Webinar

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The GenPower Labs: Organizing to Win Lab Request for Proposals (RFP)

We are now accepting proposals for our 1st tier Organizing to Win Lab (OWL)! OWL is a 1-yr grantmaking initiative to support organizations addressing today's most pressing issues. Learn how to apply here.

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20 Years of Youth Power: The 2020 National Youth Organizing Field Scan

Our 2020 National Youth Organizing Field Scan: 20 Years of Youth Power is our largest and most comprehensive review of the youth organizing field to date! The scan identifies and offers an analysis of trends, opportunities, and challenges over 20 years and how the field has grown over time.

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FCYO's #PowertoWin Field Scan Series

Our 2020 National Youth Organizing Field Scan is the most comprehensive review of the field to date! Register today for the #PowertoWin series where we will bring together key youth organizing leaders to discuss the field scan’s findings: http://bit.ly/power2winseries

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FCYO'S 2020 Funder Scan: Investing in the Power of Young People

FCYO is excited to announce the release of our 2020 Funder Scan Investing in the Power of Young People: 20 Years of Philanthropic Support for Youth Organizing, which evaluates the critical role philanthropy has played in shoring up a youth organizing field poised to meet the multiple challenges of this moment. This report is part of FCYO’s 2020 National Youth Organizing Field Scan, a series of four reports that together offer an in-depth look into a field that has grown in significant ways over the last two decades.

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FCYO's #PowertoWin Field Scan Series: Analyzing Two Decades of Youth Organizing

Our 2020 National Youth Organizing Field Scan is the most comprehensive review of the field to date! Register today for the #PowertoWin series where we will bring together key youth organizing leaders to discuss the field scan’s findings: http://bit.ly/power2winseries

Press Release

Youth Across the Country Petition School Boards to Reimagine Safety

Today, June 22, 2020, marks the beginning of a weeklong, nationwide call to support young people and their allies in the fight for police-free schools. This national week of action is being called by the National Campaign for Police-free Schools led by the Alliance for Educational Justice (AEJ) and Advancement Project National Office and supported by the Center for Popular Democracy, the Communities for Just Schools Fund, and the Funder’s Collaborative for Youth Organizing.