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Youth Engagement in Government Agencies

The Freechild Institute supports youth engagement in government services. Our services include program planning, professional development, coaching services, project evaluation and more. We have also created a number of resources that may be valuable to government agencies. Youth Engagement Mapping—This self-guided process can examine current and potential youth engagement by identifying data, processes and other […]

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Freechild Institute facilitates workshops in four main areas: Voice, Involvement, Engagement and Action! Learn about them here.

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Youth Involvement Campaign

Details about the Freechild Institute Youth Involvement Campaign.

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How Youth Become Adult Allies

Cynicism eats at the hearts of adults. With media and politicians relying on negative feelings towards youth, many adults have stopped seeing youth as the future. Instead, they view young people as lazy, hostile, apathetic and incapable. Luckily, there is another way to be. When youth become adults, they have the potential to become allies […]

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Understanding Roles for Youth in Community Development

This week I’ve had the honor of participating in a Thinkery in London with the Community Development Journal, an international academic publication produced by the Oxford University Press. Along with providing a keynote address to provoke conversation and growth in the field, I’ve sat in on three days of meetings with their international advisory board. […]