Tag Archives: Youth Voice

Let Them Have a Voice

by Natalie G. When you were a youth, did you feel like you had a voice? Or have you ever worked with youth and allowed them to voice their ideas/opinions? To begin, “youth voice lacks a consistent conceptualization, it ideally … Continue reading

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Fight Crime with Sport and Recreation

by James W. The value of sport and recreation participation is far reaching. Its benefits can be seen in a variety of formats such as improved mental and physical health and increased social and life skills (Yen-Chun, Chalip, & Green, … Continue reading

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Positive Effects of Volunteering at a Young Age

By: Katie V. Have you ever volunteered at an older age for the first time and felt a sense of self-worth? Have you wondered why you haven’t offered more to the community? Volunteering at any age has many positive outcomes … Continue reading

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