From Hopelessness to Hope Social Justice Pedagogy in Urban Education and Youth Development

This article reviews the social justice youth development (SJYD) model conceptualized to facilitate and enhance urban youth awareness of their personal potential, community...

A Social Justice Perspective on Youth and Community Development Theorizing the Processes and Outcomes of Participation

This article draws upon a study of 88 justice-oriented, community-based United States youth programs to explore how youth development philosophies shape the processes...

Agents of Change Youth Development & Social Justice Activism

To understand how youth and their adult allies engage in resisting systematic social inequalities. This dissertation explores non-profit agencies that support Social Justice...

4-H as a Catalyst to Enhance Quality of Life for Hispanic Individuals

Improving the quality of life for all Americans by increasing economic opportunities is essential to maintaining a highly competitive agricultural system in a...

Engaging Latino Youth Community Base Programs: Findings from the First Ten Years of the Oregon 4-H Latino Outreach Project

Across the nation, community-based organizations are facing the challenges that accompany serving new, ethnically and racially diverse audiences. For many communities this is...

Asian American Youth Language Use: Perspectives Across Schools and Communities

Recent studies of Asian American youth language practices have presented compelling insights about the identities and migration experiences of young people of Asian...

Advancing Methods in Research on Asian American Children and Youth

This article provides guidance for research methods in three areas: (a) conceptualizing and assessing migration-related factors, (b) assessing ethnicity and national origin, and...

Assessment of Anxiety and Depression in Asian American Youth

This article reviews the current state of research on the assessment of anxiety and depression in Asian American children and adolescents. Contrary to...

An Integrated Conceptual Framework for the Development of Asian American Children and Youth

This article addresses the challenge by offering an integrated conceptual framework based on three broad questions: (a) What are theory-predicated specifications of contexts...

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters

Each year, children experience violence and disaster and face other traumas. Young people are injured, they see others harmed by violence, they suffer...

Treatment of Children with Mental Illness

This fact sheet addresses common questions about diagnosis and treatment options for children with mental illnesses. Disorders affecting children may include anxiety disorders,...

Increasing Equitable Care for Youth through Coordinated School Health

Nearly a quarter of the students in the U.S. education system have a chronic health condition, disability, or special healthcare need. Students living...