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Cantrell, Megan S.; Stedman, Nicole L. P. – New Directions for Student Leadership, 2022
Games allow adult facilitators to develop youth participants' leadership learning in a meaningful and educational way. When working with youth as the audience there are particular elements that need to be considered to guarantee applicable leadership development. This article discusses the model of youth leadership development, youth-specific…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Youth Leaders, Adults, Facilitators (Individuals)
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Lozano-Díaz, Antonia; Fernández-Prados, Juan Sebastián – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2022
This study aims to show how digital youth leadership and activism on climate change has developed, what type of online discourse the movement has managed to channel in the fight against climate change and, above all, why the recently emerged #FridaysForFuture movement has succeeded, and not the classic adult environmental movement. The goals of…
Descriptors: Youth Leaders, Activism, Climate, Computer Use
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Fisher-Yoshida, Beth; Lopez, Joan C. – Journal of Transformative Education, 2021
Narratives, both personal and social, guide how we live and how we are acculturated into our social worlds. As we make changes in our lives, our personal stories change and, in turn, have the potential to influence the social narratives of which we are a part. Likewise, when there are changes in the culture and social worlds around us, that social…
Descriptors: Change, Conflict, Personal Narratives, Foreign Countries
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Edwards, Katie M.; Banyard, Victoria L.; Waterman, Emily A.; Mitchell, Kimberly J.; Jones, Lisa M.; Kollar, Laura M. Mercer; Hopfauf, Skyler; Simon, Briana – Prevention Science, 2022
Involving youth in developing and implementing prevention programs to reduce sexual violence (SV) has the potential to improve prevention outcomes. However, there has been little focus on youth-led SV prevention programs, and limited evaluation research to help guide efforts. The current study examined the effectiveness of Youth Voices in…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Youth Leaders, Sexual Abuse, Prevention
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Hackney, Aimee J.; Graham, Nina R.; Jolivette, Kristine; Sanders, Sara – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2023
A majority of youth in residential facilities such as residential children's treatment centers and juvenile justice facilities have a history of exposure to traumatic events, contributing to a multitude of long-term mental and physical concerns. Residential facility teachers and staff have the unique opportunity to create trauma-informed spaces -…
Descriptors: Residential Programs, Youth, Trauma Informed Approach, Safety
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Birdsall, Sally – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2023
The School Strike 4 Climate New Zealand (SS4CNZ) movement have organised and led four strikes between 2019 and 2021. With each successive strike, adult support for students' demands increased. Their most notable achievement was garnering sufficient support to pass Aotearoa New Zealand's Zero Carbon Bill into legislation. However, tensions with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Climate, Strikes, Conservation (Environment)
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Crocco, Oliver; Stojanovic, Maja; Whitley, Melissa; Davis, Kimberly; Climek, Michael; Costello, Gina; Henry, Rachel; Braud, Vani'Tra; Tepe, Andrea; Bryant, De'Jerra; Molleno, Catherine – Journal of Leadership Education, 2022
While many studies investigate student leadership development in educational contexts or curriculum-based programs, little is known about the efficacy of leadership development programs that emerge in municipalities. This mixed methods case study explored the leadership development of participants in three nine-month youth leadership programs at a…
Descriptors: Youth Leaders, Leadership Training, Municipalities, Program Effectiveness
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Bronwyn Bevan; Deborah Moroney; Megan Brown – Afterschool Matters, 2023
Youth fields professionals create the conditions in which young people can thrive: They activate the vision for high-quality programs; develop tools, systems, and approaches for designing and sustaining such programs; and form relationships with and among participating youth. However while investments in afterschool programming have continued to…
Descriptors: Community Cooperation, Community Development, Youth Leaders, Youth Programs
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Christensen, Julie H.; Elsborg, Peter; Melby, Paulina S.; Nielsen, Glen; Bentsen, Peter – Youth & Society, 2021
The use of peer-to-peer approaches in health promotion interventions targeting youth seems to be a strategy with great potential. The aim of this study was to synthesize and assess the elements and conditions that contribute to the effectiveness of youth-led physical activity interventions. This was done using a scoping review addressing the…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Intervention, Peer Relationship, Physical Activities
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Hemans, Patricia Benitez; Levine, Rebecca S.; Salas, Esmeralda; Bintliff, Amy; Holtzman, Caren; Hofstetter, Carolyn Huie; Kaur, Gagandeep – Intercultural Education, 2023
As social and emotional learning (SEL) initiatives gain traction in primary and secondary schools worldwide, research is needed to understand how schools can implement SEL in culturally responsive, strengths-based ways with children experiencing poverty. This study emerged from a university-non-profit partnership between the University of…
Descriptors: Social Emotional Learning, Teaching Methods, Children, Poverty
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Ugliara Barone, Mark Thomaz; Chaluppe, Matheus; Ripoli, Pedro; Patricio, Bruna Talita; Lima, Bruna Letícia Souza; Galastri, Lucas Leme; Wieselberg, Ronaldo Jose Pineda; Xavier de Oliveira, Lucas; Ngongo, Belinda; Demont, Audrey Guibat; de Luca, Patrícia Vieira – Health Education Journal, 2021
Background: Acceptance and adjustment to lifelong noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) pose a great challenge for individuals living with these conditions. Diabetes is one of the most prevalent NCDs, with type 1 diabetes usually diagnosed during childhood. Self-leadership is linked to internal and external factors that may motivate individuals with…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Skill Development, Empowerment, Youth Leaders
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Zeylikman, Sofya; Zhao, Billy; Molina, Iveethe; Kim, Seung Hee; Carrington, Kiana; Dewhurst, Marit – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2020
Since its inception in 2011, Museum Teen Summit (MTS), a youth-led collective dedicated to better understanding and transforming the role of young people within museums, sought to act as a bridge between teens and cultural organizations. Over eight years, MTS built an impressive network of youth and adult professionals interested in specialized…
Descriptors: Success, Failure, Museums, Adolescents
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Elizabeth Starr; Edward Franklin; Amy Franks; Georgia Hall; Patricia McGuiness-Carmichael; Priscilla Parchia; Vesna A. Karmelic-Pavlov; Kate Walker – Afterschool Matters, 2023
The place of out-of-school time programming in supporting young people's learning and growth is well established. Yet little is known about the staff and volunteers who support young people in school- and community-based afterschool programs, summer camps, national and local youth-serving organizations, and more. The Youth Fields Workforce Study…
Descriptors: Out of School Youth, Youth Leaders, Youth Programs, After School Programs
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Gabriela Martinez Sainz; Amy Hanna – Human Rights Education Review, 2023
This article examines the social media activity (Twitter) of the youth-led 'Fridays for Future' climate movement during the transition from in-person to online strikes early in the COVID-19 pandemic. Our aim was to identify possibilities and challenges for human rights education in youth digital activism. The research question of the study was to…
Descriptors: Youth, Activism, Climate, Conservation (Environment)
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Ashley D. Domínguez; Amber Overholser; Carrie Sampson – Education and Urban Society, 2024
Although research illustrates that community-based organizations (CBOs) offer critical support to the education of historically marginalized youth, less is known about CBOs' role in developing youth's critical civic praxis toward social justice. In this case study, we analyzed semi-structured interviews with youth who participated in a college…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Youth Leaders, Community Organizations, College Readiness
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