Student Voice Communications Director Jenna Yuan joined the Center for American Progress’ K-12 Education team for a panel discussion on youth voice in education policymaking as part of their By Us for Us series. On the panel, Yuan discussed the importance of shifting focus to community- and youth-informed research to allow greater advocacy and support for students in and outside the school building.
Yuan joined moderator and Managing Director for K-12 Education Policy at the Center for American Progress Khalilah M. Harris, activist and social impact strategist Jamira Burley, Co-Director of the Baltimore Algebra Project Jamal Jones, and National Director of Youth and College at the National Action Network Tylik McMillan for the panel discussion.
The full recording of the Center for American Progress’ By Us for Us: Youth Voice in Education Policymaking panel is available on their website.
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Student Voice is a by-students, for-students 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works in all 50 states to equip students as storytellers, organizers and institutional partners who advocate for student-driven solutions to educational inequity. Through direct civic action, Student Voice helps students hold their schools and surrounding communities accountable to the Student Bill of Rights and prepares them to become lifelong agents of social and political change. For more information about Student Voice, visit our website at StuVoice.org and follow @Stu_Voice and #StuVoice on social media.