Number of unique resources found: 10
Description: The Innovation Center for Community and Youth Development works to unleash the potential of youth, adults, organizations and communities to engage together in creating a just and equitable society.
Author: Tolman, Joel; Karen Pittman; Barbara Cervone, Kathleen Cushman, Lisa Rowley of What Kids Can Do; Sheila Kincade, Jeanie Phillips, Sabrina Duque
Description: Youth Acts, Community Impacts forces the question of whether or not we have powerful examples of community impacts that are the result of youth acts. In response to this challenge, Youth Acts, Community Impacts offers eight case studies--and a number of short profiles --documenting efforts in the United States and around the world, all connecting the dots between youth action and meaningful community change.
Author: Horsch, Karen; Leslie Goodyear; Erin Harris; Jennifer Chase Smith; Priscilla M. D. Little
Description: The first in this series of research briefs on evaluation in out-of-school time, this brief draws on information collected from focus group interviews with representatives of 14 programs that are involving youth in their evaluation and research efforts. It examines the elements of successful youth involved research projects and offers short profiles of the 14 organizations included in the study.
Author: Baker, Barbara ; JoAnne Baldini, Tracy McGee
Description: Resources to facilitate broad youth engagement and empowerment in their community, including how to a) Broaden knowledge and skills for sustainability planning that is interactive and attractive to youth/adult collaborators; b) Reflect upon current research behind emerging practice in Youth Community Development; c) Inspire each other, identify others as resources, and take home valuable materials; d) Create a Back-Home Plan.
Description: Arsalyn is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that promotes youth civic and political engagement.
Author: Dunham, Trudy (6 more by this author); Jay Staker
Description: How do public officials, and individuals, make decisions? How do you make decisions? It isn't always the factual, logical information that results in your decision. Our heart and emotions are called into play, as well as our values and sense of ethics. The stories we tell, the pictures we paint, how we frame the issue, and the words and body language we use are key to influencing the decision making of others. This webinar focuses on how we make decisions, and how we as youth and adult citizen scientists can improve our communication with decision makers and community to influence the decisions they make. References and resources are linked
Author: CYFERNet Team, (14 more by this author); CYFERnet Editors
Description: The CYFERnet team has put together this section to make your searches for high-quality resources much easier on the six topic areas below! This section contains links to resources on the six most prominent program thrusts (called “clusters”) for current CYFAR Sustaining Community Program (SCP) grant recipients.
Author: Dunham, Trudy (6 more by this author)
Description: Today, one in seven people do not get enough food to be healthy and lead an active life. Yet there is enough food in the world for everyone to have the nourishment necessary for a healthy and productive life. How can this be? How can hunger and malnutrition be the number one risk to health worldwide – a risk greater than that due to AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined? This mission provides activities and games, both online and offline, as well as video and reflection questions to facilitate youth learning about the issues of hunger and food security, and consideration of the importance of this issue in today's world.
Description: A new youth-led Web site that combines a unique, interactive approach to public policy education, youth leadership and online learning with stories and background reports, to stimulate rich online dialogues involving youth in the United States and around the world.
Author: Rebori, Marlene (4 more by this author)
Description: A unique civic engagement curriculum rooted in community development that teaches public deliberation skills. PEACE is intended to help make the process of teaching citizenship, public deliberation and civic engagement more enjoyable and youth driven. PEACE is comprised of six lessons and designed as scaffolds, where each lesson is used to build into the next lesson.