Our November Racial Justice Dialogue was focused on Thanksgiving, and the importance of recognizing the history of this holiday. Thanksgiving is a holiday that traditionally commemorates the harvest celebrated by […]
Notes from the Field: An Interview with Program Director Jackie Verley About UP’s Partnership with First Branch Unified School District
Program Director Jackie Verley and Executive Director Lindsey Halman began working with youth and adults at the First Branch Unified School District last year to help them create a refreshed […]
Driven by a thriving Student Voice Team, a growing culture of youth-adult partnership and the practice of Youth Participatory Action Research, NCCC will extend its work to engage the community […]
Members of the Antiracism Steering Committee will gather to build community and work on achieving six antiracist demands for the Winooski School District.
This new team will kick off their first retreat of the year, focusing on youth leadership and ways to improve the culture at their school through restorative practices.
The team will continue their focus from last year on community building, youth-adult partnership, and youth leadership. They will also begin the YPAR process for the rebranding of First Branch […]
So far this year, Program Director Jesse Brooks has facilitated five Getting to ‘Y’ (GTY) trainings across Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, half-day events in which middle and high school […]
During Up For Learning’s most recent Racial Justice Dialogue, participants discussed the topic of “intersectionality.” Intersectionality provides a base for understanding how various components of a person’s identity and social […]
Student Voice Advisories from the three Brandywine School District high schools will gather for the day to build community, learn about HB198, and continue working on their action projects.
Brandywine School District in Delaware is focused on elevating and empowering student voices across three high schools. This project is in its third year in partnership with UP for Learning. […]