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Culturally Responsive Youth Work Matters

ORGANIZER: 
University of Minnesota
DATE: 
Aug 19, 2014 (09:00am to 03:30pm)

Examines and develops the concept of creating inclusive youth programs. Participants will explore their own and other cultural identities and examine how these critical elements impact interactions with youth. Also included is a discussion on how a culturally responsive practice creates a sense of belonging and empowerment in young people. Foundations include both lived experience and research.

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Youth Work Matters Online

ORGANIZER: 
University of Minnesota
DATE: 
Jan 12, 2015 (10:30am) to Feb 15, 2015 (10:30am)

The Youth Work Matters Online course takes an in-depth exploration into the foundational research and theories of positive youth development. It allows participants to interact with other youth development professionals from around the state, region and nation! Activities include synchronized group time and individual exploration.

InterAction Forum 2014

ORGANIZER: 
InterAction, AIYD
DATE: 
Jun 10, 2014 (09:30am) to Jun 13, 2014 (05:30pm)

Taking place from June 10-13, 2014.

Three Ways to Bridge the Employability Gap in the Developing World

Results for Development (R4D)

Re-posted with permission from R4D:

What are the skills needed for employability in the 21st century economy? And what innovative models are needed to deliver these skills to students?

USAID Announces the Establishment of a New Agency Procurement and Collaboration Instrument, the Development Innovation Accelerator

USAID

Just a few weeks ago, USAID launched the U.S. Global Development Lab—representing a historic investment in the power of science, technology, innovation and partnership (STIP) to advance our mission.
 

Outcast Majority: War, Development & Africa's Youth: A Framework for Reform

ORGANIZER: 
AIYD
DATE: 
May 21, 2014 (12:00pm to 01:00pm)

Join AIYD as we kick off the 2014 Learning Series with special guest and youth expert, Dr. Marc Sommers who will present on his forthcoming book, entitled The Outcast Majority: War, Development and Africa's Youth. Dr. Sommers will contrast some of the forces that shape and propel young people’s lives in war-affected Africa, with those that influence international development work.

Youth Engagement in Development: Effective Approaches and Action-Oriented Recommendations for the Field

USAID, JBS

USAID’s Office of Education is pleased to announce the release of the Youth Engagement in Development: Effective Approaches and Action-Oriented Recommendations for the Field report this month. The first guiding principle of USAID’s Youth in Development Policy is to “recognize that youth participation is vital for effective programs.” The Policy goes on to state: “Efforts to engage youth involve elevating their voices and ensuring meaningful opportunities to contribute to resolving issues and promoting positive change in their communities and nations.

Resource Type: 
Report

A Pragmatic Optimist’s View on Egypt’s Future: Discussion with Dr. El Mostafa Higazy, Strategic Advisor to the President of Egypt

ORGANIZER: 
American Egyptian Youth Network, GW Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
DATE: 
Apr 25, 2014 (12:00pm to 01:30pm)

The American Egyptian Youth Network and The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences will host a discussion with Dr. El Mostafa Higazy, Strategic Advisor to the President of Egypt, moderated by Dean Vinson from Columbian College. With a front row seat to the changing landscape in contemporary Egypt - and more than 25 years of experience in strategic political planning, crisis management, philosophy, and institutional development - Dr.

Training and employment opportunities to address poverty among rural youth: A synthesis report

FAO, ILO and UNESCO

The aim of this multi-country study is to identify relevant training and employment needs and opportunities, which can improve on, and off-farm income generatio

Resource Type: 
Report

Designing programmes that improve young rural people’s livelihoods

IFAD
Awareness is growing of the importance of young people to the future of rural communities. In recent years the number of projects targeting young rural people has grown, but more needs to be done. These initiatives can be expanded by developing more systematic approaches to integrating youth issues into rural development projects and programmes.
 
Resource Type: 
Paper

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