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Preparing for Youth Engagement
Practice Matters
Shepherd Zeldin, Jill Gurtner, and Brie Chapa
2018

In this timely article, the authors discuss youth voice, youth-adult partnership (Y-AP), and youth organizing, and provide a practical checklist to aid planning for Y-AP.

Additional Keywords

positive youth development, tools

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Inquiry-based Instruction: Engaging Youth in Deeper Thinking
Practice Matters
Beth Mastro
2017

How can educators set the stage for critical thinking? Inquiry-based instruction offers an approach that goes beyond simply conveying information.

Additional Keywords

program planning, facilitation, youth engagement

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Positive Youth Development 101: A Curriculum for Youth Work Professionals
Jutta Dotterweich
2015

This curriculum offers an orientation to the youth development approach for professionals new to the field of youth work. For slides, activities, and handouts, visit the PYD 101 page.

Additional Keywords

PYD 101, tools, youth engagement, community involvement, program planning

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Engaging Youth in Policy Making to Promote Health
Practice Matters
Christine T. Bozlak
2014

Christine Bozlak discusses the benefits of youth participation in public health efforts, provides examples of youth civic engagement, and offers recommendations for involving youth in policy-related activities.

Additional Keywords

youth engagement

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Youth-Adult Partnerships in Evaluation: A Resource Guide for Translating Research into Practice
Shep Zeldin, Libby Bestul, and Jane Powers
2012

A solid body of research has been conducted on the processes and outcomes of youth and adults working together on evaluation projects. Building from the research, this Resource Guide offers tip sheets, data analysis strategies, and a literature review.

Additional Keywords

youth engagement, youth involvement, youth adult partnership, organizational change, organizational development, participatory youth evaluation

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Being Y-AP Savvy
Shepherd Zeldin and Jessica Collura
2010

This primer on creating and sustaining youth-adult partnerships (Y-AP) identifies the six most important questions that groups have to answer in order to design high quality Y-AP.

Additional Keywords

Shep Zeldin, youth engagement, youth adult partnership, YAP, positive youth development, tools

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Positive Youth Development
Jutta Dotterweich
2009

In this narrated presentation, Jutta Dotterweich of Cornell University presents the positive youth development framework and the research supporting this approach.

Additional Keywords

positive 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

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Strengthening Communities Through Youth Participation
Shepherd Zeldin, Julie Petrokubi, Jessica Collura, Linda Camino, and Jennifer Skolaski
2009

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 Keywords

youth 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

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Assessing Your Organization's Readiness for Youth Development
Jutta Dotterweich
2008

This checklist aids organizations in assessing their readiness to engage youth in meaningful roles, a key strategy for positive youth development.

Additional Keywords

organizational 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

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Service Learning: An Overview
Research Facts and Findings
Karen Schantz and Nathalie Louge
2008

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 Keywords

best practices, service learning, positive youth development, community service, schools, program planning, program strategies, program development, youth engagement

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