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. 

Presenter:

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

Networking:
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. 
Parking:
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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