Service Learning

If performed within structured programs and organizations, youth service is a proven intervention strategy that helps young people transition to adulthood by building community connections, making academics interesting and relevant, promoting positive social behaviors, and providing lifelong habits of leadership, problem-solving, empathy, and self-reliance.

Tips on Starting a Community Service Project

By: Youth Service America (2009)

A successful community service project is the result of clear objectives, thoughtful planning and coordination, savvy use of resources, and follow-through.

Youth/Adult Partnerships

By: Youth Service America (2009)

This article looks at the components of creating a youth/adult partnership and what needs to be in place for a partnership to develop into a sustainable relationship.


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