Retreat: Greater Rutland County Supervisory Union

West Rutland School

In this retreat, middle and high school youth and adult teams from Proctor High School, Poultney High School, Rutland Town School and West Rutland School will come together to continue the work of transforming their school cultures through restorative practices. They will focus on community building, youth-adult partnership, identifying values, crafting team agreements to support […]

Winooski School District Antiracism Steering Committee

Winooski Middle/High School

The Winooski School District Antiracism Steering Committee is made of youth, faculty/staff, community members, and community partners who are tasked with overseeing the work of the six Antiracism Demand Action groups. They meet monthly to build community, hear updates from and support the action groups, and plan events.

Youth Action Council

Virtual! VT

The Youth Action Council is an opportunity for youth leaders to develop their own power and empower others to effect change. UP’s YAC also advises UP for Learning and co-creates programming. YAC members are in a position to activate youth-adult partnership and learner agency statewide. We are middle and high school youth that represent teams […]

Lamoille North Supervisory Union Equity Team Meeting

Green Mountain Tech and Career Center

The Lamoille North SU (LNSU) Equity Design Team (EDT) is a representative group of youth and adults (approx. 15-20) from the LNSU community. They provide ongoing input to frame strategies for school-level implementation. They will be trained to serve as YPAR leaders to help develop and lead the visioning process.

Retreat: Hunt Middle School

Robert Miller Community and Recreation Center 130 Gosse Ct., Burlington, VT

In their final retreat of the year, youth and adults from Hunt Middle School will gather to build community, identify shared values, and explore leadership styles. They will also begin examining suspension data from their school, as they work towards making recommendations in the spring to the administration on how to improve school climate and […]

Retreat: Engage BHS (Burlington High School)

Rock Point Center

This is the fifth of six retreats this year in which youth and adults at Burlington High School will come together to look at why youth are not attending class, or school, and how we can take action to make education more engaging, meaningful and relevant for all. The group’s goals will be to re-examine […]

Retreat: Orange South Supervisory Union Portrait of a Graduate

Orange Southwest School District

During this retreat, members of the PoG team will continue to explore the foundation of youth voice and youth adult-partnership, and orient them to the Youth Participatory Action Research Cycle. The will answer the question, What are the characteristics that are the most important in a OSSD graduate? They will also learn about how to gather data […]