Using participatory methodologies we can help you measure your impact. By engaging youth and community members in evaluating your programming you can set authentic and strategic goals and improve impact and outcomes. We develop formative and summative reports to help you share your story in a way that helps shape your narrative.
We also specialize in Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) and community action research projects. To collaborate and/or receive consultation and support please contact us below:
RAGE Youth Collective
The RAGE Youth Collective (RYC) aims to prevent and reduce social isolation and disconnection among young people, while also increasing understanding of their needs and decreasing the likelihood of significant mental health issues. To achieve these goals, the RYC team pushes into school-based events and hosts independent meetups that strategically engage Black, non-Black youth of color, and other historically marginalized youth in social action research. To have the RYC team come to your school reach out below.
Status of Black
The Status of Black Girls is a Youth-Led Participatory Action Research (YPAR) initiative that delves into the lived experiences of Black girls in Sacramento. This research is driven and conducted by young Black activists, aiming to shed light on the challenges, aspirations, and strengths of Black girls in our community. As we emerge from the pandemic, it is essential to understand how Black girls have been uniquely impacted and to recognize their resilience in the face of adversity.
Ending Youth Homelessness
Working with Close Knit, RAGE Founder, Dr. Ault, and her colleagues wrote several peer-reviewed articles that explored the challenges of youth living in informal hosting arrangements, as well as the strategies hosts and youth mobilized to address them. They place hosts’ instability in the context of intergenerational poverty and structural racism, reframing material challenges as opportunities to strengthen the village of support youth need to make sustained exits from homelessness