High School Programs

Mobilizing Young Leaders

High School Leadership Development Programs

Youth Action team

Focusing on community engagement as a means to create social change

This collective of high school students has consistent meetings and volunteer opportunities to work on issues they care about the most. By engaging in our organizing work, students will learn about the historical contexts of today's political climate, cultural organizing, activism, de-centering whiteness, and anti-racism work. Mark "Youth Action Team" in form below if interested.

High School Cohort: UPTURN

A free 6 month leadership development program for high school students in Oregon

that facilitates building political power, engaging their community, and becoming thoughtful activists. They will participate in 1) Monthly workshops on politics and the historical contexts of today's political climate, cultural organizing, equity, activism, de-centering whiteness, and anti-racism work 2) Engaging other young people and their community year-round to increase voter registration, voter turnout, and civic awareness 3) Networking and building connections with community members, other advocacy organizations, and local leaders.

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Democracy Bowl

Peer to Peer Voter Registration in HS

Twice a year Oregon high school students turn out to do peer to peer voter registration & civic education. Students can create a Democracy Bowl team (within their school) to compete with other schools around Oregon to register the most voters, while they hone leadership skills by organizing and motivating their peers.