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    • Toward a youth apprenticeship system: A progress report from the Youth Apprenticeship Demonstration Project in Broome County, NY 

      Hamilton, Mary Agnes; Hamilton, Stephen F. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service, 1993)
      This report identifies issues encountered first year of operation of the Cornell's Youth Apprenticeship Demonstration Project located in and around the city of Binghamton, New York, and describes how these issues have ...
    • Learning well at work: Choices for quality. Washington DC: School-to-Work Opportunities. 

      Hamilton, Mary Agnes; Hamilton, Stephen F. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service, 1997)
      This guide is written for people in workplaces and schools who plan, direct, or evaluate work-based learning opportunities for youth. The voices of both youth and adults involved in work-based learning illustrate their ...
    • Building strong school-to-work systems: Illustrations of key components. 

      Hamilton, Stephen F.; Hamilton, Mary Agnes (Cornell University, 1999)
      The goal of creating systems that foster young people's transition to adulthood is central to the School-to-Work Opportunities Act, but difficult to translate into action. As an aid to practitioners and policy makers facing ...
    • How to Organize a Youth Forum 

      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.
    • Strengthening community for youth: What does it mean? How does one do it? 

      Barry, Frank (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2001)
      Written in plain language by the former director of the ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, this paper provides an introduction to positive youth development.
    • Youth surveys and youth development strategies: Lessons from the field 

      Whitlock, Janis; Hamilton, Stephen F. (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence; Family Life Development Center; Cornell Cooperative Extension, 2001)
      This report describes four youth development assessment tools and summarizes how communities have used these tools.
    • Youth-Adult Retreat Report 

      Dotterweich, Jutta (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2001)
      On August 24-25, 2001, the ACT for Youth Center of Excellence (Upstate) hosted a youth-adult retreat at the Vanderkamp Center in Cleveland, NY. The purpose of the retreat was to bring together youth and adults from all ...
    • Profiles of youth engagement and voice in New York State 

      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, ...
    • Cornell Youth and Work Program Archive 

      Unknown author (College of Human Ecology, 2002)
      The Cornell Youth in Society Program carries out research and outreach to understand and enhance community supports and opportunities for young people making the transition to adulthood in the United States and around the ...
    • Evaluating youth development in New York State: Reasonable expectations and feasible strategies 

      Unknown author (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2003)
      This report documents the 2003 ACT for Youth symposium Evaluating Youth Development Efforts in New York State: Reasonable Expectations and Feasible Strategies.
    • Youth participation: How do we make it happen? 

      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 ...
    • Principles for Youth Development 

      Hamilton, Stephen F.; Hamilton, Mary Agnes; Pittman, Karen (Sage Publications, 2004)
      In this chapter, the authors review how the term "youth development" is used, discuss the process and goals of youth development, and give an overview of youth development principles and practices.
    • Places to be and places to belong: Youth connectedness in school and community 

      Whitlock, Janis (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2004)
      This study by Janis Whitlock explores youth connectedness in both school and community. Filled with recommendations and action items, this report highlights the large and small changes needed to fully engage the power of ...
    • Surviving on our own: The independent living survey project 

      Family Life Development Center, Cornell University; Tompkins County Youth Services Department; The Learning Web; The Learning Web Youth Outreach Program's young adult participants (2004-03)
      This report details findings from an innovative study that engaged a group of formerly homeless youth to research the scope and nature of youth homelessness in an upstate New York county.
    • The changing face of NYS: Immigrant youth in every community 

      Easter, Maud; Refki, Dina (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2004-11)
      The 2000 Census shows that immigrants have settled upstate and downstate, in rural, suburban and urban New York communities. Written with youth program providers in mind, this factsheet provides detailed statistics on NYS ...
    • NYS youth development indicators symposium 

      ACT for Youth Center of Excellence (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2005)
      This report documents the 2004 New York State Youth Development Indicators Symposium. Co-sponsored by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services and the ACT for Youth Centers of Excellence, the Symposium provided a ...
    • Stages of Adolescent Development (summary chart) 

      ACT for Youth Center of Excellence (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2006)
      This chart summarizes the stages of adolescent development.
    • Youth Development and Prevention 

      Hamilton, Stephen F. (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2006)
      In this article, Stephen F. Hamilton discusses the differences and relationships between the youth development and prevention approaches.
    • Positive Youth Development Resource Manual 

      Dotterweich, Jutta (ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, 2006-09)
      Intended for use in educating community groups about positive youth development, this training manual includes lesson plans/facilitation tips, activities, handouts, brief presentations and other resources.
    • Biography: Elliot Smith 

      Smith, Elliot (College of Human Ecology, 2007)
      Biography of Elliot Smith, Research Associate, Family Life Development Center (FLDC).