From 1995 through 2002, P/PV worked with six neighborhoods around the country to develop and institute a framework of "core concepts" to guide youth programming for the nonschool hours. The goal was to create programming that would involve a high proportion of each neighborhood's several thousand adolescents. This report summarizes the basic lessons that emerged from this Community Change for Youth Development (CCYD) initiative. The lessons address such topics as the usefulness of a "core concepts" approach; the dos and don'ts of involving neighborhood residents in change initiatives; the role of research; the role of youth; and the capacity of neighborhood-wide approaches to attract high-risk youth.
Title: Community Change for Youth Development: Ten Lessons from the CCYD Initiative
Publication date 2002-12-01
Publication Year 2002
Bernardine H. Watson
North America / United States (Midwestern) / Missouri / Jackson County / Kansas City
, North America / United States (Northeastern) / New York / New York County / New York City (Lower East Side)
, North America / United States (Northeastern) / New York / Richmond County / New York City (Staten Island)
, North America / United States (Southern) / Florida / Pinellas County / St. Petersburg
, North America / United States (Southern) / Georgia / Chatham County / Savannah
, North America / United States (Southwestern) / Texas
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