Executive Summary of Youth: A Call to Action—Backgrounder, Recommendations, and Selective Best Practices
Executive Summary of a youth needs research study providing direction in the development and implementation of a Comprehensive Youth Strategy for the City of Thunder Bay.
June 24, 2011
A compilation of practices and reflections on creating intergenerational spaces for social change.
June 23, 2011
A collection of Girls Action’s reflections, learnings and successful practices built up over ten years of developing and delivering leadership and mentorship programs for young women.
June 22, 2011
On the MoreSports YELL approach, its model, and its lessons learned. MoreSports Yell, based in Vancouver, has created community-based environments of support around making sport accessible to all.
November 18, 2010
This guide is intended for community and organizational actors who would sincerely like to integrate young people ages 12 to 25 within their communities by allowing them to actively participate in decisions affecting them and allowing play a more influential role.
November 1, 2010
A multi-foundation collaborative piece on funder support of youth-led organizations. Includes a segment on the use of developmental evaluation in the Foundation's initiative, YouthScape. Originally published in The Philanthropist.
October 29, 2010
Describes the start-up of Youth Fusion, a project that has graduate students leading programs for high school students at underperforming schools, and provides lessons learned during its growth. Originally published in The Philanthropist.
Based on a funder's experience, this paper discusses the design, implementation and evaluation of a complex, emerging initiative (YouthScape). It explores the diversity of strategies – healing, empowering, engaging, and organizing – that community organizations can adopt for involving marginalized young people in community development activities.
Through case studies, stories, activities, and practical recommendations, this guidebook offers insights and tools to bring youth engagement to life.
ArtsSmarts is a learning strategy for student success in the 21st century.