Will Braswell talks about "the Perl 11 Master Plan to make Perl the king of languages again"
in the "State of the Scallion Address" at The Perl Conference 2019 in Pittsburgh. Step 1 of the plan: "We're going to have to educate young people".
Perl has this hidden gem of a tutorial which was originally a multi-page website titled "Tinkering With Perl: A Child's Guide" that survives as a single webpage (without the enchanting subtitle) at https://cjshayward.com/perl/
Will Braswell - "The State of the Scallion Address"
The Perl 11 Master Plan