Positive youth development
How Do “Credible Messenger” Mentors Promote Youth Development? A Retrospective, Longitudinal Study in Atlanta, Birmingham, and Houston
Who Will Become Productive Adults? Longitudinal Patterns of Gainful Activities Among Serious Adolescent Offenders
Process Evaluation Report: Evaluation of the Teens, Crime and the Community and Community Works Program
Since the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989, great strides have been made in the areas of child protection and advocacy. However, the concept of children, and specifically adolescents, as functional and engaged citizens has also emerged. Through the guidance and recognition of adults, children can participate in deliberative democracy as legitimate and competent citizens. This citizenship, like that of adults, can be used to enrich and improve local communities by creating a sense of ownership and fairness. Dr.