Mary Grenz Jalloh
Mary Jalloh, NYS Center for School Safety, highlights how the promises articulated by America's Promise Alliance -- caring adults, safe places, healthy start, effective education, and opportunities to help -- impact achievement and pregnancy.
Additional Keywordsnarrated presentation, positive youth development, community youth development, pregnancy prevention, school dropout, school achievement, schools, community sectors, adolescent sexual health, adolescent pregnancy
Narrated Presentation (19 minutes)
In this narrated presentation, Jutta Dotterweich of Cornell University presents the positive youth development framework and the research supporting this approach.
Additional Keywordspositive youth development principles, community youth development, strength-based approach, strengths-based approach, strength based approach, strengths based approach, collaboration, youth-adult partnership, youth engagement, youth voice, youth involvement, community involvement, community engagement, long-term commitment, resilience, resiliency, assets, asset-building
Narrated Presentation (14 minutes)
Shepherd Zeldin, Julie Petrokubi, Jessica Collura, Linda Camino, and Jennifer Skolaski
In its earlier work with communities, the ACT for Youth initiative made youth engagement a core outcome as well as a key strategy. In this study, the authors explore how the communities responded to the challenges of youth engagement.
Additional Keywordsyouth voice, youth adult partnership, youth-adult partnership, positive youth development, youth participation, community youth development, engaging teens, engaging young people, engaging youth, involving youth, youth involvement
This checklist aids organizations in assessing their readiness to engage youth in meaningful roles, a key strategy for positive youth development.
Additional Keywordsorganizational development, assessment, youth engagement, youth participation, youth involvement, youth-adult partnership, youth adult partnership, engaging teens, engaging young people, engaging youth, involving youth, youth involvement, tools
Research Facts and Findings
Karen Schantz and Nathalie Louge
This article provides an overview of service-learning, including a summary of benefits to youth, and principles to guide the design of service-learning programs.
Additional Keywordsbest practices, service learning, positive youth development, community service, schools, program planning, program strategies, program development, youth engagement
Mary Agnes Hamilton and Stephen F. Hamilton
In this essay, Mary Agnes Hamilton and Stephen F. Hamilton offer recommendations for strengthening connections between research and practice in youth development.
Additional Keywordspositive youth development, community youth development, evidence-based programs, EBP, evidence based programs, evidence-based practice, program planning, program development, best practices
Best practices in youth development programming.
Additional Keywordspositive youth development, program design, program planning
Introduces the 5 Cs: positive outcomes for youth. (Positive Youth Development Resource Manual section 2.)
Additional KeywordsPYDRM slides
An introduction to the key challenges of adolescent development; includes questions for discussion. (Positive Youth Development Resource Manual section 2.)
Additional Keywordsadolescence, teens, teenagers, PYDRM slides