9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Are you providing young people with authentic, meaningful choices throughout your program? Does your program reflect the input of the youth involved? Research shows that quality programs incorporate youth input at both activity and organizational levels. This training will emphasize the importance of offering real choices and meaningful participation of youth and nurture youth leadership. This training is focused on providing meaningful choice within activities and opportunities for youth input within the youth program itself.
a. Examine the ways they offer Youth Voice in their programs.
b. Demonstrate Youth Voice strategies.
c. Identify the benefits of giving Youth Voice and how to offer meaningful opportunities for participation.