ERIC Number: ED425373
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Youth for Justice: Students Speak Out against Youth Violence. Report of the Annual Youth for Justice Summit (3rd, Columbus, Ohio, April 30, 1997).
Ohio Center for Law-Related Education, Columbus.; Ohio State Office of Criminal Justice Services, Columbus.
Ideas submitted by middle school Youth for Justice teams are presented. Sixty-four teams from middle schools in all regions of Ohio spent 5 months researching and preparing their ideas for the Youth Summit. Ideas that identify and propose solutions and action steps to address the multiple problems of violence by and against youth are compiled in this booklet, as part of the third Youth for Justice project. The first section, "Youth for Justice Works! Impact of Youth for Justice Projects" presents complete problem solutions by student teams on site in two middle schools. Other sections are arranged by themes and contain lists of ideas submitted by teams from several schools working together at the summit. Themes include: (1) Conflicts and Abuse; (2) Violence; (3) Peer Pressure and Cliques; (4) Substance Abuse; (5) Personal Problems and School Problems; and (6) Crime, Gangs, and Guns. The Willetts Middle School Youth for Justice Survey is appended. Participants, planning committee, and others who contributed are listed. The booklet includes photographs of teams who attended the conference. (EMK)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Human Relations, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Peace, Prevention, Prosocial Behavior, School Safety, School Security, Violence, Youth Leaders, Youth Problems, Youth Programs
Ohio Center for Law-Related Education, 1700 Lake Shore Dr., P.O. Box 16562, Columbus, OH 43204; Tel: 614-487-2050; Tel: 800-282-6556 (Toll-Free).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquent Prevention (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio Center for Law-Related Education, Columbus.; Ohio State Office of Criminal Justice Services, Columbus.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio