RDI: Youth Engagement Knowledge Brief

Communities need to engage their youth through more outlets and in more accessible and interactive ways. This means engaging youth in ways that make them excited, interested, and invested. True engagement emphasises elements like two way interaction, conversation, power sharing, and mutual respect. Real engagement goes beyond developing and advertising a program, particularly if program development did not include youth. Additionally, active engagement extends beyond token gestures. Having youth engage and work with organizations results in full civic engagement.

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