We believe that the pathways to social justice are paved with the energy and organizing practices of young people, especially those who have been most excluded from making change. By bringing together grassroots organizers and adult allies outside of traditional hierarchies, we help create reciprocal communities of support, find connections between our work, and co-create breakthrough responses that take us to the next level of sustainability and impact.

True collaboration is a complex thing -- and the beauty of it is that we can't say with certainty where it will take us. What helps guide us through this complexity is a core purpose and some powerful questions that we gather around:

OUR CORE PURPOSE was TO

DEEPEN NETWORKS,
SHARE LEARNING,
and BUILD JUST-IN-TIME CAPACITY around our most pressing challenges

SO THAT DIVERSE CHANGE-MAKERS CAN

connect around shared challenges,
co-create breakthrough responses,
and take their work to the next level of sustainability & effectiveness.

Some of our guiding questions included...

  • What is deep collaboration and how can it amplify creative solutions and new innovations?
  • How do we support young people carrying the spark of change?
  • How do we deepen our relationships to increase our individual and collective social impact?