If you’re looking for advice on how to advance inclusion and justice in your school or community, here are resources that can help.

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.

Foundational Concepts

Learn about the most important concepts underpinning YCD’s work and youth-led movements for inclusion and social justice.

Glossary of Terms

Not sure what a word or phrase means? We’ve built a large glossary with student-friendly language to help.

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Participating Schools and Organizations

Tap into the YCD network through our map and listing of the hundreds of schools and youth organizations involved with YCD, and consider adding yours to the list!

Speakers Bureau

Looking for a workshop presenter, keynote speaker, or students to speak at your upcoming event? Leverage YCD’s deep connections and network to find a good fit.

Webinars and Virtual Trainings

If you are looking for training on how to create a youth-led club or group, YCD can offer these sessions virtually for youth and advisors across the country.

How do I get started?

All YCD programs follow a similar process; click the links below to learn more about each step.



Create a new student club or group to fight oppression, or learn skills and strategies to improve your existing group.



Find opportunities for youth-led and youth-focused education, so you have the knowledge and skills to make change.


Take Action

Create a project of your own design to make your school or community more inclusive and just.