Young people have always been on the forefront of social change movements. In the U.S. and around the world, AFSC supports their efforts, investing in their leadership for a better future for all people.
Inspired by the Emerging Leaders for Liberation program, and by their own experiences growing up in Chicago, Kee Taylor and August Hupp worked together on a powerful zine they called ‘The Miseducation of Illinois: Debunking Carceral Narratives.’ Hear them explain the project in their own words.
This mural was inspired by a youth 10-point plan led by young people from 67 Sueños and other youth organizations in the Free Our Kids (FOK) Coalition in Alameda County. The youth from the FOK have a vision to change the way we approach juvenile justice in Alameda County.