ERIC Number: ED401008
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Parents Leading the Way.
Wolf, Kathy Goetz
Family Resource Coalition Report, v15 n2 Sum 1996
This special issue of the Family Resource Coalition Report presents personal experiences and reflections regarding parent involvement and leadership in family support. Articles in this issue are: (1) "The Vaughn Family Center: It's My Story" (Jorge Lara and Matt Oppenheim); (2) "Asking the Right Questions is Key to Developing Parent Advocacy" (Luz Santana); (3) "Parents United and Uniting" (Mark Smith); (4) "New York Parents Become Partners in Policy Making" (Sally Mehrtens and others); (5) "Getting Involved in State-Level Planning: One Parent Walks the Long, Rocky Road of Collaboration" (Carmen Siberon); (6) "Using Computers to Build Local Community: Newark Residents are Turning MUSIC Into Health and Education" (Pamela Morgan); (7) "Parent Network Empowers a Community" (Beverly Bell, Jr.); (8) "Houston Family Advocacy Network is Parents' Vehicle for Change: FAN Members Speak"; (9) "Community Involvement in Program Decision Making" (Bryan Samuels and Tony Markward); (10) "Becoming a Board Member: A Parent's Story"; (11) "Georgia's Youth Futures Authority Involves Youths and Adults in Local Planning" (Jacqueline Elmore); (12) "Parent Network Center: Parents Help Each Other Advocate for Children with Disabilities" (Joan M. Watkins); (13) "Turning Up the Volume on Parent Feedback In Evaluation" (Nilofer Ahsan); (14) "Empowering Parents is Mining Diamonds in the Rough" (Ted Bowman); and (15) "National Parent Assembly: Opportunities, Challenges, and Results" (Lucy Trujillo and Kathy Goetz Wolf). (KDFB)
Descriptors: Activism, Advocacy, Children, Community Involvement, Community Programs, Computer Networks, Decision Making, Developmental Disabilities, Family Involvement, Family Programs, Family Relationship, Family Role, Leadership, Parent Participation, Parents, Personal Narratives, Policy, Policy Formation, Program Evaluation, Questioning Techniques, Social Action
Family Resource Coalition, 200 South Michigan Avenue, 16th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.; Danforth Foundation, St. Louis, MO.
Authoring Institution: Family Resource Coalition, Chicago, IL.; National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice, Iowa City, IA.