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Hendrix-Soto, Aimee – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2021
In this article, I focus on the critical literacies of Black and Latinx youth participating in a youth participatory action research project, as well as the pedagogies that engaged those literacies. Critical ethnographic study of the Youth Equity Agents' literacy practices revealed that they enacted a practice of reading school, wherein they…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Urban Youth
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Cadaret, Michael C.; Hartung, Paul J. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2021
The efficacy of a three-week career construction counselling group intervention that was structured using the My Career Story workbook [Savickas, M. L., & Hartung, P. J. (2012). My career story: An autobiographical workbook for life-career success. www.vocopher.com] was examined using a pre/post-test design. The group intervention was…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Career Development, Intervention, Group Counseling
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Gustafson, Elena; Cohen, Alison K.; Andes, Sarah – Youth & Society, 2021
Youth civic engagement is relatively low in the United States. However, when students are involved in an action civics class (like Generation Citizen), they enthusiastically take action on a wide variety of topics. To systematically assess what issues youth are interested in, we analyzed administrative data from 1,651 action projects conducted by…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Civics, Student Projects, Urban Youth
Baranov, Vladimir V.; Savinov, Andrey M.; Ashrafullina, Gulnaz Sh.; Makarov, Alexandr L.; Korzhanova, Alla A.; Dzhamalova, Bika B.; Magomedrasulov, Magomedrasul N. – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2020
The relevance of this article is the need to study the leisure sphere of modern youth, since free time is one of the important means of forming a young person's personality. The use of free time by young people is a kind of indicator of culture, the range of spiritual needs and interests of a particular personality of a young person. The aim of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leisure Time, Recreational Activities, Urban Youth
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Bradley-Levine, Jill; Zainulabdin, Seema – Journal of Peace Education, 2020
This case study examines the motivations of, and processes used by teacher leaders to establish a peace program at their middle school. These teacher leaders creatively engaged students in transforming school culture using empowering strategies to build positive peace among students, administrators, and teachers. Theories of peace education are…
Descriptors: Peace, Teacher Leadership, Middle Schools, Empowerment
Cowen Institute, 2019
The first few years after high school are often viewed as crucial, laying the groundwork for the rest of a young person's life. Decisions made between the ages of 18-24 often guide further steps in a young person's life and can influence their ability to establish a satisfying and financially sustaining career. With that in mind, our new site,…
Descriptors: Young Adults, High School Graduates, Postsecondary Education, Economic Opportunities
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Ehret, Christian; Ehret, Lea; Low, Bronwen; Ciklovan, Luka – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
This paper presents data from the first six-months of an ongoing speculative design project in which youth and researchers co-created a videogame club, and later an eSports team, in an urban youth centre in Montréal, Québec. It describes how process philosophy informed researchers' approach to speculative design, allowing youth and researchers to…
Descriptors: Youth Clubs, Design, Urban Youth, Foreign Countries
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Liao, C. Lynn; Sánchez, Bernadette – Youth & Society, 2019
This study aimed to (a) identify mentoring quality profiles based on characteristics of informal mentoring relationships, (b) examine how mentor and youth demographic characteristics were related to the profiles, and (c) investigate whether the profiles were related to youth's academic outcomes. Participants were 411 ninth-grade urban, low-income…
Descriptors: Mentors, Correlation, Urban Youth, Low Income
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Allen-Handy, Ayana; Thomas-EL, Shawnna L.; Sung, Kenzo K. – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2021
Educational researchers and practitioners have cited the need for new directions in youth leadership studies as it relates to globalization. Globalization is considered one of the most important economic, cultural, and social trends of the last century, yet there is much debate about the educational curricula that best support the development of…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Youth Leaders, Global Approach, Leadership Training
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Rombalski, Abigail – Curriculum Inquiry, 2020
This article draws from a two-year youth-informed, multi-site ethnographic study, in which interracial anti-racist youth activist groups (IAYAG) amplified their own pedagogical leadership in their schools. The demand for curricular relevance in urban schools is at an all-time high, and the work of youth organizers is in direct opposition to a…
Descriptors: Activism, Racial Bias, Urban Youth, Urban Schools
McKoy, Deborah; Eppley, Amanda; Buss, Shril – Center for Cities & Schools, 2020
Many low-income young people of color living in cities today face great adversity and the resiliency of the cities they live in is being challenged on many fronts: violence, poverty, gentrification, and homelessness as well as the threat of global climate change. The predicament is that, despite their enthusiasm and innate intelligence on the…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Resilience (Psychology), Urban Planning, Youth Programs
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Lewis, Cynthia; Crampton, Anne; Scharber, Cassandra – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2021
This article discusses the role of play and imagination in three urban settings: an ELA classroom, a community organization grounded in civic participation, and a digital learning lab in a library setting. We draw on sociocultural theories of imagination to show that all of the affordances and constraints of the settings contribute to what could…
Descriptors: Imagination, Critical Literacy, Computer Literacy, Play
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Smirnov, Natalia; Lam, Wan Shun Eva – Written Communication, 2019
In this study, we examine how youth use media production to represent, (de)legitimate, and reimagine their experiences of hypercriminalization--the pervasive complex of social practices such as racial profiling that position young men of color as "always-already criminal." We analyze two clips from a youth-produced news show called…
Descriptors: News Media, Film Production, Crime, Correctional Rehabilitation
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Tolonen, Tarja – Gender and Education, 2019
This article draws on ethnographic fieldwork and interviews to explore young minority men's relation to school and city space in Helsinki from the perspective of their everyday experiences of racialisation in public spaces. The article uses the concept of 'power geometrical' relations of space by drawing on several research traditions, including…
Descriptors: Males, Urban Youth, Urban Environment, Power Structure
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Dickey, Kristyn J.; Alpízar, Amy E. Boren; Irlbeck, Erica; Burris, Scott – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2020
The Growing Recruits for Urban Business (GRUB) is an urban agricultural education program in Lubbock, Texas with a focus on youth development. The mission of the program is to provide at-risk youth with the opportunity to learn technical agricultural skills and leadership skills through the management of a 5.5-acre farm. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Urban Programs, Agricultural Education, Youth Programs, Urban Education
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