ERIC Number: EJ1083036
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
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Zombies, Truants, and Flash Mobs: How Youth Organizers Respond to and Shape Youth Policy
Conner, Jerusha Osberg; Rosen, Sonia M.
Teachers College Record, v117 n13 p203-220 2015
This chapter explores how youth organizers have injected themselves into education policy conversations in Philadelphia, asserting their agency and using their voices to shape how policymakers view them as well as the problems that confront them.
Descriptors: Youth Agencies, Youth Opportunities, Educational Policy, Agenda Setting, Activism, Advocacy, Educational Change, Educational Practices, Policy Formation, Youth Programs, Organizational Objectives, Organizational Theories
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania