Young people who falter do so not because of innate flaws, but rather because of the lack of access to resources.
We combine innovative programs with system-level initiatives to build youth leaders in the fight against poverty.
Volunteer with RAP, join our team of social justice advocates, or bring our programs to your campus or community.
By combining resources, strengths and talents, we are better able to strengthen children and youth.
Suspension is not the only way to discipline students. As part of our 2014 focus on education reform, RAP’s Youth...February 25, 2014
RAP is interested in sponsoring a runner in the MORE Women’s Half Marathon! We hope it’s you! If you are a runner, we would...February 11, 2014
Join RAP for a ‘wine & cheese friend-raiser’ in celebration of World Social Justice Day Feb 20 6:30 PM...February 10, 2014
My name is Cristina Pastor and I’m the new Communications Coordinator here at RAP. Before coming to RAP, I...September 23, 2013
- The feeling that arose within my heart from working with the city’s first-ever Youth-Led Mayoral Debate was indescribable... I felt involved and able to form my own opinions because I knew the candidates, their polices, their views, and their agenda for the city. You could say that I felt like an adult ready to vote. But In reality it's even better because I'm an informed teen.”Kahalia
- "I just wanted to thank you so much for all your support you have shown me. I couldn't have gotten this far without you guys, especially about education. I also got to learn a lot through working with you guys… I read this book called :The One World Schoolhouse: Education Re-imagined. It made me decide to put education reform as my top priority for my studies. You guys are rockstars!!!!" -- VictorVictor
- "The Resilience Advocacy Project has made an enormous impact in my life. My work with RAP has made me a stronger, more compassionate person. It has taught me that I can exceed my own expectations and develop my own ideologies. They made me feel that my voice is important, and that no matter what happens no one can silence it. This knowledge has helped me develop confidence in my work and in who I am as a person.” -- SarahSarah