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Document Title: Viewing Young People as Organizational Assets
Corporate Author: Capacity Building Center for States
Publication Year: 2017
PDF Size: 200

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Abstract: Explains the importance of sustained involvement of young people currently and formerly in foster care in meaningful organizational activity. This factsheet, part of the Youth Engagement Blueprint Series, examines the benefits to organizations and young people currently and formerly in foster care of viewing young people’s knowledge, insights, and lived experiences as assets to an organization. In addition, the factsheet offers practical guidance for organizations in capacity building for implementing a youth engagement program or improving an existing one.

Keywords:
FOSTER CARE; YOUTH ENGAGEMENT; AGE FACTORS; ADOLESCENTS; YOUNG ADULTS