Theory of Change – 5 Pillars


Our Theory of Change recognizes the wide variety of challenges that Youth are presented with on a day to day basis that can set them back and/or prevent them from achieving high school graduation. With that in mind, our Collective focuses on making improvements to 5 key areas.


Choose a pillar to read more about the research behind our Theory of Change and the
supportive programs and services offered by our partner organizations.



Family, Caregivers & Peers

Youth feel connected to their families, caregivers and peers

well being


Youth are physically, emotionally and mentally well



Youth feel valued in their community and have a voice

education support

Education Support

Youth are engaged in their education and learning

career employment

Career & Employment

Youth see relevance between their education and their future