CALLING ALL RABBLE ROUSERS! APPLY TODAY! What: Join us for a summer of learning people’s history, protest skills, and political analysis! For the past 8 years, our Summer Freedom School has been a space for high school students who are passionate about changing the world to convene, share stories, and learn the skills necessary for […]

School Safety Forum!

Join the Youth Organizing Institute and Education Justice Alliance for a community forum on school safety! As the debate on school safety continues, and as lawmakers across the country insist that safety means arming teachers and putting more cops in schools, we know we have a different vision for safe schools. All students, especially students […]

Register for Spring Training Now!

Saturday, April 7 | 10am-4pm in Raleigh, NC (specific location shared once you register!) Light breakfast and lunch provided FREE OF CHARGE! Open to high school students Must register to attend: Join the Youth Organizing Institute for our spring training! This is an opportunity for high school students to connect and build with each other, […]

Press Conference: End Violence in Our Schools!

* En Español abajo* We invite students, parents and community members to come exercise their right and speak out against violence in schools. We will be holding a press conference outside the NC General Assembly on March 21, 2018 at 12pm. On March 21, 2018, the House Select Committee on School Safety will be meeting […]

SAVE THE DATE: Ella Baker End of Year Dance Party + Fundraiser!

The Youth Organizing Institute is excited to host our 5TH ANNUAL ELLA BAKER FUNDRAISER! After the whirlwind we’ve had organizing in NC this year, we want this to be a chance to reconnect amongst community. RVSP to the event on Facebook!  There will be food, lots of dancing, and stunning youth performances. Music by DJ Gemynii! (Location: The […]