When programs are developed, many people can be excluded. Among youth programs, community nonprofits and government agencies frequently cater only to particular children and youth. Same with activist organizations helping particular adult populations, and businesses doing outreach in their demographics. Our society is built on this type of exclusion.
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A Brazilian Interview
In the aftermath of my recent visit to Brazil I have been fielding a few online interviews. Following are my thoughts in reply to a reporter’s questions today. What do you think? 1 – What do you think about the idea of having a more open national curriculum for that age (15-17) so thatContinue reading “A Brazilian Interview”
Binary Youth Engagement
Binary thinking is based in the belief that reality is based in either/or truths. We’re convinced in believing that it’s one way or the other, up or down, left or right. This thinking is damaging to young people today in many ways, including Youth Engagement at home, in schools and throughout communities. Binary thinking leads studentsContinue reading “Binary Youth Engagement”