Hunt Middle School’s Restorative Practices Youth-Adult Team

The youth and adult team at Hunt Middle School have been engaged in incredible work as a team focused on restorative practices. At their most recent retreat, they began the day in small group discussions about leadership, sharing their thoughts on the qualities that effective leaders share, and where and how they see themselves as […]

Winooski School District Restorative Practices Team Researches Safety and Belonging

During the 2020-2021 school year, UP for Learning partnered with Spectrum Youth and Family Services and the Winooski School District to explore the foundation of restorative practices and understand how youth and adults felt about safety and belonging in the Winooski community. The team followed the protocols of Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) in order […]

UP’s New Youth Program Specialist

Ana Lindert-Boyes is a senior at Twinfield Union School and is enrolled in the Early College program at Goddard College in Plainfield. At Twinfield, she has been actively involved in advocating for education reform, youth activism, and antiracism as a representative on the School Board, a member of their Student Voice group, Equity team, and […]