Join the Revolutionary Researchers! Youth Leaders Apply Below!

A 10-month paid research training + project where New Orleans youth (16-24 years) will build skills and lead community change, guided by research experts and supportive mentors.

seats are limited! scroll down to fill out the interest application + learn more!

Key dates Revolutionary researchers youth leads:
  • 11:59pm, Tues. March 28 — Deadline to complete an application for Revolutionary Researchers Youth Lead. If you haven’t already submitted an application with us, use the form below!
  • 6:59pm, Weds. March 29 — Next steps will be shared with all applicants. Select applicants will receive video interview instructions.
  • 6:59pm, Thurs. April 6 — All applicants will be notified of selection status.
  • 11:59pm, Tues. April 11 —  Deadline to accept invitation to role as Revolutionary Researchers Youth Lead.
  • Kickoff to begin April 2023. Stay tuned for more scheduling info.

Who Should Apply to be a Revolutionary Researcher?

New Orleans youth ages 16-24 who live, learn, work, and/or worship in Orleans Parish.
  • If You Are Under Age 18

  • Your Demographic Info

    This information helps us build a diverse cohort of Revolutionary Researchers and better understand who might be joining us in this project. No demographic information will count against you in your application.
  • Short Answer

    Help us start to get to know you!
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  • Participate in training sessions 2x per month (1st and 3rd Saturday)
  • Design and launch research project that informs movement on the New Orleans Youth Master Plan: a 10-year roadmap for a positive, youth-development focused New Orleans
  • Recruit and lead a squad of peer Revolutionary Researchers to co-create and deliver a community change research project
  • Share research knowledge with your squad of Revolutionary Researchers
  • Analyze and present project findings to key audiences


  • Connect with a community of youth leaders, research experts, and supportive mentors to build change in your community
  • Honorarium per convening, delivered via direct deposit
  • Certificate in Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR)
  • Verification of community service hours, by request
  • Opportunity for additional employment/leadership role upon successful completion of intensive training and project delivery

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This is a project of NOLA CYPB as part of the implementation and evaluation of the New Orleans Youth Master Plan. Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) facilitation and training will be delivered by Beloved Community. This project is funded in part by the Conrad N. Hilton and W.K. Kellogg foundations alongside Baptist Community Ministries.