ERIC Number: ED032489
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Programs for Urban Action.
National Board of Young Men's Christian Associations, New York, NY.
This booklet contains descriptions of 150 urban action programs being conducted by Young Men's Christian Associations throughout the United States. Planning principles are included to assist those who wish to adapt the programs to local situations: involvement of people in planning; use of local indigenous leadership; planning in collaboration with other relevant organizations; fact finding and analysis; generation of receptivity; and involvement of program participants. Areas covered are: camping/outdoor education programs; correctional assistance programs; cultural enrichment programs/domestic exchanges; day camps, fun clubs, sports and recreational programs; detached worker programs; interpersonal relations programs; driver training and English teaching; group residential centers; handicapped persons services; Indian (American) services; inner city youth center; intern programs (community); interpretation courses on race and culture; jobs programs; neighborhood program/mobile operations; planning organizations (community); police relations programs; pre-school/neighborhood mothers' program; tutoring/supervised study programs; and urban conferences/staff development groups. (nl)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Community Action, Cultural Enrichment, Employment Programs, Interpersonal Relationship, Mobile Educational Services, Outdoor Education, Participation, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Recreational Programs, Religious Organizations, Staff Development, Urban Areas
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Board of Young Men's Christian Associations, New York, NY.
Identifiers: Young Mens Christian Association