Through conversations with experienced student leaders and industry professionals, the Learning Lab connects you with critical information that dictates the process of movement building, including networking, storytelling, facilitating and much more.
The Fall 2020 Learning Lab is now open. Join the District Direct Action Leadership Training to learn the ins and outs of school boards, school districts and how to advocate for local change in your school system.
Whether you’re just starting out or already an experienced changemaker, all student leaders are welcome to join the Learning Lab.
Discover the essential skills for all changemakers to know, including movement building, communicating and action planning.
Meet passionate students like you from across the nation and share resources to amplify your voices to broader audiences.
Learn from experts working in a range of disciplines about the history of the movement and strategies for making an impact on your school.
Demystifying the role of districts, school boards and how to advocate
Process transitions back to school and listen to other students’ experiences
Why do school board elections matter? How can students participate? How do we hold candidates accountable?
Explore school funding, the digital divide, universal school lunch and the role of districts and school boards in making education accessible and equitable
Learn how to testify at your school boards, petition board members and make a plan for action
Hear from students who have sat on local school boards and advocated for student power in electoral bodies
Start to build power in your own community and make a plan to win
The nine rights serve as the foundation to the student voice movement. Learn how to apply them in your school and community.
Webinars hosted under the Learning Lab will be offered for all young leaders, from those just beginning their journeys in activism to seasoned change-makers.