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Dismantling Adultism Toolkit: How to Build & Maintain a Youth-Centered Organization

This toolkit was designed by youth leaders in New Orleans, LA, to present actionable strategies for organizations to elevate youth voices. The toolkit includes an organizational assessment tool, scorecard, and action template for organizations and districts to understand their own progress toward elevating youth voices and make a plan to improve.


  • Coaching
  • Collaborative Leadership
  • Community building
  • Continuous improvement
  • Equity
  • Family and community engagement
  • Positive youth development
  • Student engagement
  • Two-way communication
  • Toolkit
  • Tool
  • Community Organization
  • District
  • Educator
  • Family and Community Collaboration
  • Family Engagement
  • Working With Students
  • Emotional Well-Being
  • Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
  • Keeping Students and Families Engaged
  • Responding to Trauma
  • Well-Being and Identity Building
  • Anti-Racism, Bias, Relevance, Cultural Responsiveness
  • Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)