Joshua Gorman

Joshua serves on the Board of Directors for the Global Youth Action Network/TakingITGlobal-US and supports youth-led projects around the world.  In 2008, he co-founded Global Passageways, a network of individuals and organizations working in the fields of youth & community development, contemporary rites of passage, intergenerational mentoring & collaboration, and cultural renewal. 

He is a lifelong student of human development and transformational education with a focus on providing young people the experiences, knowledge, and skills they need to thrive in the twenty-first century. 

Currently he is at work completing a book titled Generation Waking Up: How A New Generation Of Young People Is Coming Of Age And Changing Our World.

Joshua helps to steward the work of GenUp as a whole, and is accountable for development, finance, organizational governance & leadership, partnerships, Thrive Leadership program coordination, and WakeUp program coordination

Voices Of Youth | Generation Waking Up


A new generation is coming of age upon the world’s stage, and as we awaken to the emerging realities of the 21st century—to global threats of terrorism and planet-wide ecological destruction, to overpopulation and rapidly depleting natural resources, to an unstable world economy and a civilization as a whole that is rapidly heading towards collapse