State of Young People

Today’s young people are at the forefront of social change movements. They are actively using their voices to demand change and take action on critical issues of the day.
To support and learn from their efforts, America’s Promise in partnership with Facebook Education will host the State of Young People, a youth led and designed gathering that will bring together young people with the nation’s leading adult advocates for youth, as well as business and community leaders.

We will provide a platform for young people to share their real-time perspective, lived experiences, and ideas for change with adult thought leaders. Through this experience, we will create a shared vision for what authentic youth leadership and engagement can look like.

This gathering will be a kick-off of a year-long initiative to put youth voice, action, and leadership at the center of everything we do collectively.

Thursday Jun 06 - Saturday Jun 08, 2019
Menlo Park, California

News from SOYP:

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Additional Resources
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State of Young People 2019 Report

This report covers the State of Young People, a remarkable three-day gathering with the explicit purpose of having leaders in youth–serving fields hear directly from young people and then work side by side with those young people on the issues raised to fashion avenues for ongoing youth input across a multitude of national and local youth–serving organizations.



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Cleveland Foundation
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