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ERIC Number: ED392728
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 19
Abstractor: N/A
Today's Heroes in Your Community: Maximizing the Potential of Youth Volunteers.
Points of Light Foundation, Washington, DC.
This handbook accompanies a videotape that shows teenagers stressing community involvement, motivation, and 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) "Four Young People Making a Difference"; (3) "Categories of Youth Service"; (4) "Five Critical Elements of Thoughtful Service"; (5) "Benefits and Challenges"; (6) "Getting Started"; (7) "Here, There, and Everywhere"; (8) "Developmental Stages of Youth"; (9) "Communicating With Youth"; (10) "One Last Word"; and (11) "Resources." (EH)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: Hitachi Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Points of Light Foundation, Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For other booklets in the series, see SO 026 058-060.