After more than a decade of teaching people around the world how to do it, I’ve decided to share this list of key skills, abilities, knowledge, and dispositions. They’re based off my life as I’ve worked for social justice, and they are what I’ve seen consistently in my mentors, heros, and students. These capacities make the difference between people who talk about changing the world and people who actually change the world.
Category Archives: youth
Humility With Young People
Humility is the honest desire to look for and do what is right for other people, all of the time. When you spend time with children and youth as a teacher, youth worker, parent, or other supportive adult it can be hard to be humble.
I Believe in Youth
I am a firm believer in the power of youth. Since I facilitated my first youth workshop in 1997, I have been an advocate for youth empowerment, routinely showing young people, youth workers, educators, administrators, politicians and parents the power, purpose and possibilities of youth.