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YO-CARE Informational Webinar

Check out this recap of the YO-CARE informational webinar!

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Apply to the Youth Organizing for Climate Action and Racial Equity (YO-CARE) Capacity-Building Fund!

The YO-CARE Capacity-Building Fund is a bold effort to grow the power of youth organizing at the intersections of racial justice and climate justice. A year-long learning community, the YO-CARE Capacity-Building Fund will support youth organizers from both racial justice and climate justice organizations to deepen their analyses of the root causes of climate injustice and racial inequality, develop and sharpen their organizing capacities, and build and strengthen relationships.

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FCYO TAP Fellowship Informational Webinar

Check out the recap of the Take Action for Power Fellowship Informational Webinar

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Apply for the Take Action for Power Fellowship!

The Take Action for Power Fellowship is a year-long leadership development program designed for emerging organizers ages 18-24 passionate about social justice and transformative systemic change. Through the Fellowship, organizers will receive political education and organizing training, opportunities for collective practice, a peer learning community, and financial resources that will support them to build and implement a social justice project in their own community. This program is about building collective leadership and requires fellows to apply and jointly work on a project in pairs or a group of three.

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FCYO is Hiring a Climate Fund Program Manager

We're looking for a passionate and multi-talented candidate with a commitment to building resources for youth-led social change to fill a new Climate Fund Program Manager position! Apply here: https://bit.ly/fcyoCFM

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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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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 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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2020 Youth Organizing Snapshot: A Field Poised to Lead

2020 is truly a landmark year for youth organizing. Yet this work is not new. Throughout history, young people - in particular young people of color, working class youth, girls, and queer and trans youth - have time and again acted as the engine propelling our most transformative movements for environmental, economic, immigrant, gender, and racial justice. Today, we set the stage with a snapshot of the youth organizing field — a field poised to lead. Stay tuned for our upcoming 2020 National Youth Organizing Field Scan, which will weave the rich story of youth organizing over the last 20 years, sharing trends, challenges, and opportunities and setting a bold new vision for the coming decades.

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Transforming Positive Youth Development: A Case for Youth Organizing

FCYO is excited to announce the release of Transforming Positive Youth Development: A Case for Youth Organizing, a study of the unique contribution organizing plays in a young person’s development. Building off our Powerful Transformations capacity-building initiative, Dr. Kim Sabo-Flores of Algorhythm conducted a two-year inquiry into 500 young people’s experiences using rigorous pre- and post-test methods to compare the developmental outcomes of young people engaged in organizing with those engaged in more traditional youth development programs.