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Communities Grow Greener When Young People Have a Voice: Building Alliances for Place-Based Learning and Civic Action

Submitted by bberkowitz@publ... on Fri, 05/28/2021 - 3:53pm
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
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3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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This webinar walks you through key steps in involving young people in local investigations and civic action to improve their communities, including building sustained relationships with community partners. It demonstrates how to apply two complementary resources—Community Engagement: Guidelines for Excellence by NAAEE and Placemaking with Children and Youth: Participatory Practices for Planning Sustainable Communities(link is external) by the webinar presenters. Together, these guidebooks show you how to create ethical, inclusive partnerships between schools and local institutions; identify and implement participatory methods for students to investigate and address local needs; analyze and share results; and evaluate outcomes.

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