By and reprinted from the Annie E. Casey Foundation Youth Engagement in Research and Evaluation, a new guide for youth-serving organizations, makes a compelling case for partnering with young people in the evaluation of programs and policies. Published by the UCLA Center for the Developing Adolescent and funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the […]
Sjogren, A. L., Zumbrunn, S., Broda, M., Bae, C. L., & Deutsch, N. L. (2022). Understanding afterschool engagement: Investigating developmental outcomes for adolescents. American Journal of Community Psychology, 69, 169– 182. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12554 Summarized by Charlotte Styron and Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Evidence suggests that participating in high-quality after-school programs promotes positive youth development & academic outcomes. […]
By Caden Fabbi, Reprinted from MENTOR Thanks to this movement, the mandatory annual legislation that funds federal government programs signed into law this week includes significant investments that support the mentoring movement: The Youth Mentoring Program grant, managed by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), will be funded at $107 million for […]
Rajagopal, S., Harper, K., Holzhauer, K., & Kumra, T. (2022). Utilization of positive youth development framework by youth-facing organizations in Baltimore city. Journal of Youth Development, 17(4). https://doi.org/10.5195/jyd.2022.1225 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Positive youth development (PYD) is an approach that encourages youth to be productive, healthy, and engaged in their communities. Evidence shows […]
By Deja Logan, April Wilson, Hannah Netschytailo, and Valerie Martinez, Reprinted from Child Trends Effective engagement with youth in programs is an essential element for those programs to achieve their desired positive outcomes. For example, a program that aims to support healthy relationships among youth is unlikely to be successful if enrolled youth do not […]
Wu, J. H.-C., Shereda, A., Stacy, S. T., Weiss, J. K., & Heintschel, M. (2022). Maximizing youth leadership in out-of-school time programs: Six best practices from youth driven spaces. Journal of Youth Development, 17(3). https://doi.org/10.5195/jyd.2022.1179 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Youth-adult partnerships (Y-AP) are becoming a common approach to encouraging people to participate in youth […]
Wang, Y., Li, X., Bronk, K. C., & Lin, D. (2022). Factors that promote positive Chinese youth development: A qualitative study. Applied Developmental Science, 0(0), 1–18. https://doi.org/10.1080/10888691.2022.2060225 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Despite the pervasive use of positive youth development (PYD) in western countries, there’s a lack of work on PYD in mainland China, […]
Reprinted from the Search Institute High-quality youth programs are a foundation for success for young people, allowing them to discover and build on their strengths and identities. They foster positive youth development in myriad ways, creating spaces where young people are known, seen, and valued. In particular, opportunities to participate in the arts, sports, and […]
Morata, T., López, P., Palasí, E., Hodges, J. C., & Calvo, R. (2022). After-school programmes response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Lessons learned from Barcelona, Spain. Child & Family Social Work. https://doi.org/10.1111/cfs.12925 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: The COVID-19 pandemic has had a detrimental impact on youths’ academics and psychosocial well-being, particularly those from low-income […]
Lyons, M. D., Edwards, K. D., & Fallavollita, W. L. (2021). Promoting mentoring relationships through joint decisions: Evidence from a national mentoring program. School Psychology, 36(4), 214–223. https://doi.org/10.1037/spq0000440 Summarized by Maggie Bayly Notes of Interest: A strong mentor-mentee relationship is established through a personal and emotional connection with a nonfamilial adult. The quality of the […]
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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For nearly 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.
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