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Eskolta Youth Advisory Board

By joining Eskolta’s 2022-23 youth advisory board, you will have an important role in shaping how educators and schools support young people in culturally responsive and sustaining ways.

If you are a student or alum of a school participating in the 2022-23 Eskolta Network and want to use your voice to make a difference in your community, please apply and begin your journey towards making an impact!

Program components

  1. Advising: Provide feedback and perspective on Eskolta’s approaches to ensure they are aligned to the needs of youth and their communities. 
  2. Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR): Engage in a guided process in which you learn to identify a research question that matters to you, develop your research skills, and discover how to better understand the root causes of problems in collaboration with other YAB members.


As a YAB member, you will receive:

  • Skill-development to support success during and after high school
  • Connections to other YAB members, mentors, and resources
  • A stipend and certificate of participation

Required Qualifications

  1. Ability to meet 1-2 times for 2-4 hours per month between November 2022 and June 2023
  2. Desire to collaborate with other youth leaders and educators
  3. Be between the ages of 14-21
  4. Attend/attended a school currently enrolled in the Eskolta Network

Eskolta invites applicants of all backgrounds. 


The application for the 2022-23 YAB is now closed.

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