Get Involved

We’re building a grassroots movement of teens and educators working for inclusion and social justice, and you’re invited.

Download the Guide

Whether you are a student or teacher, whether you are just starting a club or group or have an existing one — the YCD Guide provides a helpful series of exercises and ideas so your group can organize, find resources, and create an action project to make your school or community more inclusive and just. MORE >>

Join the YCD Network

Add your group to the growing list of student clubs and groups working to advance inclusion and social justice across the U.S. MORE >>

Attend an Upcoming Conference

YCD has in-person conferences planned for Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming during the 20-21 school year. We also provide a list of similar youth-led experiences and opportunities in states across the country. MORE >>

Attend a Virtual Training

YCD offers a number of trainings on virtual platforms so students can gain valuable skills no matter where they are. Whether you are a club leader, or simply interested in developing deeper skills, find an upcoming training to become a facilitator, leader, or activist. MORE >>

Get a Student Leadership Certificate

YCD offers two certificates for youth: one for student facilitators to lead difficult conversations with their peers, and another for student leaders to become effective club officers. This is a great addition to a college application or resume. MORE >>

Propose a Workshop

Do you have an idea of a workshop YCD should offer at an upcoming in-person conference, or on virtual platforms? Propose your idea here. Past workshop presenters have ranged from students, to parents, to teachers, to non-profit leaders, to community activists. MORE >>

Sign up for our Mailing List

Stay in touch with the latest information on what’s happening with the student movement for inclusion and social justice. Promise — we don’t spam. MORE >>


If you live in Colorado or New Mexico, we have regular need for in-person volunteers to support our youth-led conferences. Find opportunities and sign up here. MORE >>


As a small non-profit organization, every donation makes a big difference to our bottom line. Consider a donation to support the youth-led movement for inclusion and social justice. MORE >>