Youth Participation in Planning and Decision-Making:
An Online Resource Guide

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Adults as Allies

Artists of the Invisible

CYD Journal

Fresh Eyes

Promoting Youth Participation- National League of Cities (NLC)

When Youth Lead

Youth Action:  Supporting a New Generation of Activists

Youth Action:  Youth Contributing to Communities, Communities Supporting Youth

Youth Involvement in Community Research and Evaluation - Mapping the Field

Young Visionaries Make Good Planners



At the Table

American Planning Association (APA) ResourcesZine

Centre of Excellence for Youth Engagement

Indivisible - Stories of American Community

Y is for Youth -



Organizations & Intiatives


The Freechild Project

Indiana Association of Cities and Towns - Youth Participation

The Innovation Center for Community and Youth Development


Youth and Community:  The Lifting New Voices Project

Youth on Board


Youth Rights

Convention on the Rights of the Child

Declaration of the Rights of the Child

National Youth Rights Association


Civic Participation

Deep Democracy Network Project

Living Democracy


Youth & Community Economic Development


Community Impact! Nashville


Community Impact! Nashville

Junior Achievement

Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP) - Participatory Budgeting

Youth Individual Development Accounts (IDA)




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Created May 2004, by Mark Tirpak, MSCRP Student