No Boundaries Youth Organizers

No Boundaries Youth Organizers (NbYO)

NbYO Mission & Programs

No Boundaries Youth Organizers (NbYO), is a leadership program focused on providing community organizing, professional, and life skills to youth ages 13 to 19, with a connection to 21217.

As a parent organization, No Boundaries Coalition seeks to provide a space that is youth-centered with adult support and gives young people the tools to lead while giving them the opportunity to explore careers, their community, and secondary education.

• Our school year session is October–May, Monday through Thursday between 4pm to 7pm and first and third Saturdays.

• We offer a six-week summer program through Youth Works.

• Workshops and additional activities are offered for youth throughout the summer.

• Check our events section for up-to-date information.

8th Annual Youth Issues Assembly

The Annual Youth Issues Assembly is a dynamic and impactful full-day youth conference focused on empowering young change-makers. This year’s event is specifically designed for students in grades 8 to 12 from the 21217 community schools and aims to engage, educate, and inspire them to make a positive difference in their neighborhoods.

The assembly offers a comprehensive program that combines informative sessions, interactive workshops, and engaging activities. The conference will feature a diverse range of topics relevant to youth, including social justice, community engagement, leadership development, and civic participation. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore these issues through thought-provoking discussions, collaborative projects, and hands-on activities.

What to Expect

Workshops + Presentations + Resources

  • Civics + Community Engagement 
  • Police Accountability 
  • Gun Violence Awareness
  • Professional/Career Development
  • Arts + Culture
  • African History + The Black Experience 
  • Youth Opportunity + Entrepreneurship
  • Mental Health + Wellness + Fitness
  • Personal Development 
  • Social Media Influence
  • Youth Mentor Programs


Who should attend the Youth Issues Assembly?

Anyone interested in the betterment of Baltimore and its youth. We are inviting those looking for a positive outlet to exercise your voice and to be heard. This is a safe space to talk with like minded individuals with a common interest. We encourage youth to gain perfect attendance in order to earn an All Access Pass from their school. 

Why is this event important? What are the benefits of attending this event?

This event is a great opportunity for anyone to voice their concerns and opinions about the direction of policies impacting the lives of Baltimore’s youth. 

Will food and beverages be provided? 

Yes, refreshments will be available throughout the day. Lunch will be provided for all attendees. Guests must pre-register to receive access to refreshments and meals.  

Are there any volunteer opportunities? 

Yes, we are currently asking for everyone to volunteer their time to spreading the word. Please share our flyers and links via email, blast text, and social media. 

Yes, we are looking for adult volunteers ages 21+ to serve as event support. If you are interested please email  

Where do I purchase my ticket? Is this a free event? 

This event is free. In order to earn a ticket, use the registration link provided at the top of this web page. Students must be enrolled in one of our partnering schools. 

Alternatively, find the registration link at 

Could this be a networking opportunity? 

Absolutely, we encourage you to bring information about any projects, business, or issues you are organizing around. You’ll have the opportunity to meet with over 50 like minded individuals. Interested in hosting an informational table? Email, 

If your looking to sponsor, partner and/or present please email

Have questions that are not listed here? Contact us at

In Partnership With

Augusta Fells Savage High School

Baltimore Unity Hall

Tree House Project, Inc.

Youth As Resources

Truth to Power

Shaping Tomorrow’s Baltimore

Do you have what it takes to be a leader? 
Join us for:
  • Youth Civic Engagement Activities
  • Workshops & Training
  • Youth-led Community Meetings 
  • Field Trips
  • Service Learning Hours
First Wednesdays of the Month — Enoch Pratt Central Library, 400 Cathedral Street 
Third Wednesdays of the Month — Baltimore Unity Hall, 1505 Eutaw Place
For more information contact us on Instagram: 
Ms. Kat — @nbyo_ 
Mr. Lydell — @truthtopowerbmore

Opportunity Youth Civic Education Workshops

Opportunity Youth Civic Education is a new curriculum crafted by the No Boundaries Youth Organizers and Truth to Power to offer lessons on community organizing and engagement for youth.

NbYo offers up to 2 hour workshops to youth groups and schools in the 21217 community (Central West Baltimore).


• Our Goal — Youth will learn the tools and skills to be a successful Community Organizer.

• Community benefit — Youth inclusion in decision making and alternative engagement opportunities for youth.


Questions? Contact Shaleece Williams, Director of Youth Programming [email protected]

Join NbYo

Youth Organizers are given the opportunity to explore and experience careers centered around social justice through field trips, mentorship, and training workshops. Youth learn the basics of community organizing, master soft skills and earn service learning hours by designing and executing projects including the Youth Issues Assembly.

Become a Mentor

Participants are matched with mentors who are equipped with experience and resources to assist youth with education endeavors and professional development. Youth meet with their mentors throughout the month to provide job shadowing, project planning, and case-by-case support to meet the individual needs of each participant.

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Past Events

Shaleece Williams, Director of Youth Programming
[email protected]

Kathleen Jones, Youth Program Coordinator
[email protected]

Follow us on Instagram: @nbyo_