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Positive Youth Development: A Core Foundation for Creating Leadership Opportunities for Marginalized Youth in Urban Communities

2016

Positive Youth Development: A Core Foundation for Creating Leadership Opportunities for Marginalized Youth in Urban Communities

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This factsheet was developed by YouthREX.

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This factsheet was developed from the Changing Leaders, Leading Change: A Leadership Development Model for Marginalized Youth in Urban Communities report.

Positive Youth Development is a framework that recognizes the internal and external assets of youth development by focusing on an individual’s strengths rather than their deficits. Rather than view youth as ‘risks’ or ‘problems’, PYD seeks to empower and acknowledge existing assets of youth that lead to positive pro-social outcomes while evaluating systemic barriers which limit this process.

Youth Research & Evaluation eXchange (YouthREX). (2016). Positive Youth Development: A Core Foundation for Creating Leadership Opportunities for Marginalized Youth in Urban Communities. Toronto, ON: Author.

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