In 1977, New York decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana. Yet between 1995 and 2010, the NYPD made more than 530,000 arrests for low-level possession, including 50,000 in 2010 alone.
Join us for a conversation about the effective use of research in youth services practice. This session will explore the role of research evidence in strengthening youth programs; the utilization of such evidence by practitioners, funders, policy...
Technology is omnipresent in the lives of American youth. Studies show that by the time they turn two, more than a third of kids have used a mobile device; and nearly a quarter of teens are online “almost constantly.”
Over the years, the field of youth services has adopted youth development principles as a philosophy, approach, knowledge base and set of practices and outcomes to create a framework for working effectively with young people.