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UMN EXT Youth Development Podcast

University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development Extension educators discuss research, theory and best practices.

Topics include: youth programs, youth issues, evaluation, volunteer development, cultural diversity and social and emotional learning.

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Jan 30, 2020

In this podcast Becky shares how to encourage community in youth programs in order to have intentionality in program design and ensure success and impact.  She specifically shares the idea of establishing patterns of behaviors and planning for potential program shifts, research that grounds a positive youth development approach to “community” feel in our programs and 4 Strategies to encourage community and foster youth belonging.

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