The Voices of Youth Matter

We create spaces that challenge youth to develop and amplify their voices as creators of societal change.

Upcoming Events




This year we have several opportunities from hybrid writing workshops, Under 21 Open Mics, and the Teen Poetry Slam.

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Heat of the moment

As an organization that is head-over-heels in love with language–as aggressive students of words, ideas, and thoughts–Youth Speaks understands how stories have been systematically erased and hidden from textbooks and reading rooms around the world. It’s what we’re seeing happen right now in Florida classrooms and it’s appalling.

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