ERIC Number: ED392730
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Pivotal Force: The Power of Youth Allies.
Points of Light Foundation, Washington, DC.
This handbook accompanies a videotape that shows teenagers stressing community involvement, motivation, and the rewards of community action. The booklet is to assist agencies and schools in developing coalitions for youth engaged in community service, to help build better citizens and healthier communities. The booklet is divided into: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Why Youth Allies Are Key"; (3) "Youth Ally Profile: Evelyn Juliussen, Youth Worker"; (4) "Youth Ally Profile: Jean Burkhart, County Commissioner"; (5) "Voices of Wisdom: Principles of Best Practice"; (6) "Youth Ally Profile: Robert Woolfolk, Pastor"; (7) "Youth Ally Profile: Najma Mazy'at, Youth Engaged in Service Ambassador"; (8) "Building Relationships with Youth: Sample Activities"; (9) "Youth Ally Profile: Yvette Gomez, Community Arts Outreach Coordinator"; (10) "Youth Ally Profile: Romona Safree, First Grade Teacher"; and (11) "Resources." (EH)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship, Community Cooperation, Community Programs, Community Services, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education, Service Learning, Social Responsibility, Social Studies, Urban Improvement
Points of Light Foundation, 1737 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006 (videotape also available).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Hitachi Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Points of Light Foundation, Washington, DC.
Note: For other booklets in the series, see SO 026 057-060.