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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.


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