In the context of a conference on after-school programs, sponsored by the nonprofit All Stars Project, youth from the organization’s programs discuss their experiences and growth as citizens in a video-captured panel discussion. Their discussion illustrates how outside-of-school social and cultural development helps disenfranchised youth to see themselves as part of the broader society and as having the capacity to shape that society and to lead others.
Response to Article
After-School Growth: What Young People Have to Say. A Response to “Democracy and Development: The Role of Outside-of- School Experiences in Preparing Young People to Be Active Citizens”.
Democracy and Education,
(1), Article 12.
Available at: http://democracyeducationjournal.org/home/vol19/iss1/12
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