The “golden mean” of the youth engagement movement has been seen as systemization for at least ten years, and I have been a proponent the entire time, at times leading that movement and at times following. Today I’m wondering if I have been on the wrong path.
- Authentically and genuinely committed to engaging young people
- Humble and determined enough to actually learn directly from young people
- Motivated and intentional in their professional and personal lives to sustain youth engagement