Thursday, 28. March 2019, 100 W 10th St, Youth & Adults as Partners in Community

The University of Delaware's Center for Community Research & Service Presents: Youth & Adults as Partners in Community. 
This workshop will identify strategies and skills for youth and adults to work together effectively. 
Purpose: When we talk about community development, it is important to consider all members of the community. The future of a community depends on how well youth and adults can work together today.
Participants will:

Understand the definition of youth-***** partnerships
Identify two skills that can be used to engage with the other population. 
Identify one strategy to facilitate work with youth and adults in the community. 

Workshop Breakdown:

Intro - Setting the stage – Who are adults? Who are youth? What is a youth and ***** partnership?
Theory - Principles of youth and ***** partnerships Skills need to effectively form youth and ***** partnerships Challenges and successes in forming these partnerships. Activity: Inventory of Behaviors and Attitudes
Activity/Breakout Activity: Claiming your voice (Dialogue about differences in agreement and how to find common ground) Activity: Identity Mingle (identification of likeness and sharing of identity)
Relation to Community Development - Activity: What could this look like in real life? Sample activities that can be used to start conversations and action
Networking - A chance for all participants to build connections and foster the possibility of future collaborations. 


Gina Crist, Community Health Specialist, Cooperative Extension, University of Delaware. 

Following the workshop, thirty minutes will be allotted for networking. Our participants come from a wide array of different backgrounds and the opportunity to connect with each other will offer participants a chance to collaborate and foster long term connections. 
Community Service Parking Garage - 111 W 11th St, Wilmington, DE 19801 - All vehicles parked in the Community Service Parking Garage will be validated. 
Workshop content is subject to change minimally.

Youth & Adults as Partners in Community

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