ERIC Number: ED459072
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
YouthALIVE! From Enrichment to Employment: The YouthALIVE! Experience.
Association of Science-Technology Centers, Washington, DC.
This document introduces the national initiative YouthALIVE (Youth Achievement through Learning, Involvement, Volunteering, and Employment). The YouthALIVE program focuses on the needs of children of color from low-income communities and provides financial and technical assistance to science centers, zoos, botanical gardens, and museums for the development and implementation of programs for youth ages 10-17. Chapters include: (1) "Introducing YouthALIVE"; (2) "Making a Difference"; (3) "Defining the Challenge"; (4) "Shifting the Paradigm"; (5) "Building the Foundation"; (6) "Looking Back: Lesson Learned"; and (7) "Looking Forward: Next Steps." (YDS)
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Equal Education, Job Skills, Low Income Groups, Minority Groups, Museums, Science Education, Sciences, Technology
Association of Science-Technology Centers, Inc., 1025 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005-3516. Web site: http://www.astc.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Science-Technology Centers, Washington, DC.