I am looking for resources to help prepare young people from historically marginalized communities to advocate to people in positions of authority. I am interested in research as well as classroom materials and even books.
Thank you for your help.
PS - I am also posting this in the equity and inclusion forum. Sorry if you get it twice.
Speaking to Power
Hi Vince, This is a great and important question (twice!) : ) ...
I don't know what ages, but I am attaching a chapter that describes helpful tips for supporting youth in advocating to power, in this case primarily city leadership/council. Pages 211-228 are probably the most helpful. Also linking an article that describes some of our early experiences and challenges with this (section on teen moms in 4.1 Action Groups and Discussion address your question to a certain degree). I'd love to see other resources people might suggest, too!
Thanks - clearly I need to do a better job of using this system. I will take a look at the resource.