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Youth Advocacy

Street Law, Inc.

Over 40 years of educating about law, democracy, and human rights

Street Law strives not only to educate young people about the law, but to empower them to take an active role in the civic affairs of their schools, communities, and countries.  Our youth advocacy programs teach young people how to identify problems and make positive change in their lives and the lives of others. 

Programs

Breakfast with a Legend

Street Law’s Breakfast with a Legend program is a rewarding way for legal organizations of all sizes to give back to their communities by empowering young people through law-related education. In a series of classroom visits, participating attorneys, paralegals, and Legends — local leaders from law-related professions who have contributed... Read more

Closing the Gap

An initiative in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the U.S. to teach African American youths about the importance of civil rights history, its impact on their rights and responsibilities, and how they can be active, engaged members of their communities. Read more

Publications
Youth Act!® Student Text

First edition, 2003 Details

Books Not Bars DVD

2003 (DVD, 23 minutes, 6 .pdf lesson plans) Details