Leadership for Educators & Practitioners


Looking for new collaborative ways to develop the skills of youth leaders? Do you want more activity ideas for group meetings and youth-led events?

projectYouth Leadership Curricula and Training Materials


This Project Management Toolkit, available in both English in Spanish, is designed specifically for secondary school students to deal with real life projects and manage project execution.

Check out the Innovation Center for Community and Youth Development training and curriculum materials and resources for ways to support your youth and programming

Compare evidence-based youth development programs and curricula at Blue Prints for Healthy Youth Development

Search by topic on Promising Practices Network for programs that work, issue briefs, expert perspectives, and related resources and tools for youth and families

This Teen Leadership and Development Guide includes 15 modules to help develop consistent leadership in youth across the nation.

Design your very own youth leadership development program with this Youth Leadership Development Toolkit, complete with project assessment, development and implementation tools

leaderYouth-Led Resources


Youth On Board: Asking young people what they think, uses a ”collaborative approach that emphasizes strong relationships as the basis of meaningful change.” They also have really awesome resources to gauge youth leadership in a program.

Making media, making change. Check out how Reel Youth get things done.

Check out how Girls For a Change engages girls to be the leaders of change in their own communities locally and internationally.

This Asset Mapping Workbook inspires youth to discover existing resources to strengthen their communities.

Help girls change the world with this Action Kit from Girls for a Change

facilitatiorInspiring and Collaborative Organizations, Youth and Building Movement


The Youth Leadership Institute collaborates with a range of community and government programs to serve youth and work toward social justice.  They also offer training and capacity building to other organizations.

SPARK Movement is a girl-fueled activist movement to demand and end the sexualization of women and girls in the media who collaborate with hundreds of girls ages 13-22 years old and more than 60 national organizations.

Are you always looking for new icebreaker ideas? Check out our Pinterest board dedicated just to icebreakers!


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