Youth participation: How do we make it happen?
Many positive youth development community-based efforts struggle with youth participation. This report documents a training program that was designed to assist community partners with organizational readiness as well as recruitment, and retainment for meaningful youth participation.
ACT for Youth Center of Excellence
youth engagement; youth-adult partnership; positive youth development; ACT for Youth
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Goggin, Stephen; Powers, Jane; Spano, Sedra (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2002)This report shares the results of an interview study conducted with agencies in New York State who have attempted to empower young people, involve youth in the decision-making apparatus of their organizations or programs, ...
Dotterweich, Jutta (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2000)This document describes how to organize a youth forum, and provides examples of handouts and letters that were used in the process of organizing an ACT for Youth forum.
Zeldin, Shepherd; Petrokubi, Julie; Collura, Jessica; Camino, Linda; Skolaski, Jennifer (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2009)In its work with community collaborations, the ACT for Youth initiative elevated youth engagement as one of its core outcomes and primary strategies. In this study by the Center for Nonprofits at University of Wisconsin - ...