Achieving Authentic Youth Engagement: Core Values & Guiding Principles

National Summit on Authentic Youth Engagement

Posted August 12, 2014
By Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative, Chapin Hall
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This two-page fact sheet presents the three core values and related guiding principles that the Jim Casey Youth Opportunity Initiative believes young people in foster care need to truly have a say in planning their own future. The key to making it work? Authentic partnerships with adults.

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Key Takeaway

Authentic Youth Engagement Works Through Mutual Trust

All young people should be active participants in directing their own lives and shaping their communities. This approach, known as authentic youth engagement, works only when young people and adults join together as true partners.