The mission of Youth Element is to train and empower young people to create healthy, sustainable and equitable communities through active civic participation.


Youth Element is committed to training young people, especially youth from low-income communities, youth of color, and LGBTQ youth, in Youth Participatory Action Research, Evaluation and Planning (Youth REP), Community Organizing and Advocacy to help build communities where all voices, especially those of the most vulnerable populations, are heard, validated and have a space at the decision making table.