Why Invest In Youth Development Brief
What happens when we invest in Youth Development? Policies and practices that expand the quality and quantity of youth programming create opportunities that should be central to every youth experience.
Research done by Gallup shows that workplaces that focus on employees short comings and weaknesses are far less engaging than those who focus on the strengths and talents of their employees. This lack of engagement leads to a decrease in productivity in the work place and ultimately leads to a loss of impact.
The Practice of Culturally Relevant Education
This research synthesis by Brittany Aronson and Judson Laughter gives examples of research connecting Culturally Relevant Education to positive student outcomes across content areas.