This video takes a look at how youth in the Building Healthy Communities (BHC) sites took on unfair school discipline policies that were resulting in high drop-out rates for students of color. Across multiple BHC sites, youth built a grassroots movement that has resulted in policies that keep kids in school. Though there’s still work to do, these youth are making a difference in their communities. They’re not waiting for change to happen, they’re making change happen.
Click here to learn about what The California Endowment and its partners are doing to keep kids in school.