• Experiential learning
    Experiential learning, deep reflection and practical skills create change agents for life.
  • Everyone has the right to be actively involved in determining the conditions that shape their lives.
  • Our team, committed to our own cities and communities, and to our national network.
  • Students bloom into full blown community organizers with big voices and toolboxes full of skills.
Cupertino - San Jose

Cupertino – San Jose

Detroit

Detroit

Jackson

Jackson

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Minneapolis - St. Paul

Minneapolis – St. Paul

New York

New York

Oakland

Oakland

Phoenix

Phoenix

Our Vision

We envision a multi-ethnic, multi-racial, equitable, and sustainable society where justice triumphs over exploitation.  Toward achieving a just, humane and healthy world, we are expanding community change education for all. 

Student Stories

  • Say-Yang-featuredSay Yang

    “As students of color, we have this passion for developing our communities but we don’t really know how. We want to see things change, but we don’t have the tools. Ever since Elementary School, I was involved in my community. I was part of student government and student clubs that did volunteer projects. I had […]

  • Mynor-GodoyMynor Godoy

    “I left Los Angeles for graduate school, thinking I wanted to join the foreign service.  I worked on youth civic engagements projects in Haiti, Guatemala and Colombia. Then I said to myself, ‘Wait, I can do this work in my own neighborhood. I don’t need to go abroad.’ So I came back to LA motivated […]

  • ChristyCristy Viola

    “I always wanted to do something about the issue of bullying but didn’t know what to do or where to start. When I thought about getting involved in the community, I was intimidated. The Leadership and Social Change program took out the intimidation factor. It helped me see that social action is our responsibility but […]