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Youth Voice Matters: Toward Healthy Youth Environments Executive Summary
by Patsy Eubanks Owens, Alyssa A. Nelson, Amanda Perry, and Kindra F. Montgomery-Block

Youth will

  • Gain experience working with other youth across neighborhoods, cultures and ethnicities.
  • Document and share their views of where they live and inform policies, practices and funding in the  region.
  • Develop skills in photography, video production and map making, as well as public presentation techniques and group decision-making.

Youth-serving organizations and communities will

  • Gain access to youth views in order to inform their planning efforts.
  • Develop a model of youth engagement from which to learn, replicate and expand.

Policy Makers/ Leaders will

  • Gain unique insights into how to better support organizations and communities to listen and respond to the unique views of youth.