Youth Engagement

Resilience Orange County (Resilience OC) aims to develop and sustain youth support networks and institutions that promote healthy youth development, as well as personal, systemic and community transformation. Resilience OC brings together organizations that prioritize youth-centered social justice, working to increase leadership skills and civic engagement on critical issues such as restorative justice in schools and healthy youth investment.

Strategies to Develop Nurture and Sustain

  • Informal Case Management
  • Mentorship
  • Youth Leadership Programming
  • Youth Participatory Research and Action
  • Trauma-Informed and Culturally Relevant Engagement
  • Statewide Peer Exchanges
  • Organizing and Advocacy


  • Xinachtli
  • Joven Noble
  • Youth Network
  • People Power Curriculum
  • Girls and Womxn of Color
  • Youth Media Fellowship
  • Youth Justice Fellowship
  • Youth Vote Project
  • Annual Youth Conference