Braiding wisdom across generations

Braiding wisdom across generations

We believe youth are a transformative force in society.

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When we braid wisdom across generations, we have tremendous power to solve problems and create a more just, joyful, interdependent world.

Community Futures,
Community Lore

Learn to use youth participatory action research (YPAR), community mapping, public data and cultural organizing to generate solutions for our collective future.

This video provides a quick tour of our website and resources.

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Stepping Stones

Using the stepping stones as a guide,
youth and adults can work together to:

The CFCL approach, based on work by several organizations, includes nine Stepping Stones to help you start and run your own project.

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Tips for Remote YPAR During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Although people may not be able to meet in person during this unprecedented time, there are still creative ways to make a YPAR project happen. To adapt your plans and activities for a virtual environment, check out our Tips for Remote YPAR.