ERIC Number: ED106182
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
New Roles for Youth in the School and the Community.
National Commission on Resources for Youth, Inc., New York, NY.
This book provides descriptions of youth involvement projects that have made significant contributions to young people, their schools, and their communities. Each description is intended to provide information for starting and operating similar youth projects. They explain how a particular project began, mention the important problems encountered, and indicate the kind of support needed for operating the project. Each chapter has a special focus and contains in depth descriptions of three appropriate programs and shorter descriptions of additional supplementary projects. Chapter topics include (1) Youth as Curriculum Builders, (2) Youth as Teachers, (3) Youth as Community Manpower, (4) Youth as Entrepreneurs, (5) Youth as Community Problem-Solvers, (6) Youth as Communicators, and (7) Youth as Resources for Youth. The final chapter offers suggestions on how to judge quality programs, tips for getting a project started, and necessary adult leadership qualities. (DE)
Descriptors: Community Action, Community Involvement, Community Programs, Cooperative Programs, Curriculum Development, Experiential Learning, Nontraditional Education, Program Descriptions, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, Work Experience Programs, Youth, Youth Employment, Youth Opportunities, Youth Programs
Citation Press, A Division of Scholastic Magazine, Inc., 50 West 44th Street, New York, New York 10036 ($4.25)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission on Resources for Youth, Inc., New York, NY.