Profiles of youth engagement and voice in New York State
Goggin, Stephen; Powers, Jane; Spano, Sedra
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, and/or create community change. The project was conducted as a collaborative effort among the Department of Human Development, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and the Family Life Development Center’s ACT for Youth Center of Excellence at Cornell University.
Youth voice study.
ACT for Youth Center of Excellence
youth voice; youth engagement; youth participation; positive youth development
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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.
Dotterweich, Jutta (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2003)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 ...
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 - ...