Success Stories

Leading Through Listening: Student & Community Voices in Sonoma County


To address the need to hear directly and anonymously from students, families, and school staff about learning and well-being under the shadow of Northern California fires and the COVID-19 pandemic, this report explores survey findings from nearly 30,000 Sonoma County community members.

Front page of YouthTruth's Leading Through Listening case study.

We’ve heard this word repeated time and again since 2017: resilience. Youth are often celebrated for their resilience. In Sonoma County, after years of back-to-back-to-back wildfires, flooding, and the shocking disruption that COVID-19 brought to our daily lives, is it surprising that even the most resilient among us are struggling to bounce back?