The Youth Power Project (YPP) is a youth led program that engages young people in local grassroots organizing, policy innovation, and financial literacy education.
The goal of the program is to organize youth to reform local bias policing, end the school-to-prison and deportation pipeline, engage in the electoral process up to an including voter registration, get-out-the-vote campaigns, bill drafts, legislative engagement, increase knowledge and skills necessary for everyday living such as financial literacy, healthy lifestyles and relationships, communication, and consumerism.
At Make the Road Nevada, we believe in:
- Social and Economic Justice
- Immigrant Rights
- LGBTQ+ Rights
- Reproductive Rights
- Dismantling the School-to-prison and School-to-deportation pipeline
- Youth Leadership and Empowerment