I learned that in order to become resilient, I needed to develop a Web of Support with at least 5 caring adults who could guide me. If I had one wish, it would be that every kid could learn about the Web of Support and feel like they belong.
— Natalee

Kaleidoscope Connect's evidence-supported principles and practices have the power to change the trajectory of a young person's life. It helps cultivate the youth's developmental ecology—that is, the intrinsic nature of the youth and the surrounding world that affects them. We work alongside students and adults to build a network of support that fosters caring and connected schools and communities.

Through our services, we support individuals, schools, and communities in effectively implementing and measuring sustainable practices that empower young people to reach their potential and achieve their dreams.

The result? Resilient youth, equipped with the skills, attitudes, values, and confidence they need to thrive amid life's challenges.

Common Kaleidoscope Connect Components

Youth-Centered Activities


PHlight Club

Youth-centered events that bring together teens and adults from the community to learn important social, emotional, and resiliency skills.

Professional Development

Kaleidoscope Academies

In-depth professional development opportunities for youth-serving adults


Resilient Educator Workshops

Interactive workshops that help raise professional satisfaction for teachers, administrators, and other school staff.

Tools for Youth

Kaleidoscope Lesson Plans

Eighteen easy-to-implement lessons that help teach and internalize the IYD framework.


Student Support Card

Online measurement system to assess and track youth growth and progress. 

Bring Kaleidoscope Connect to Your School or Community