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Engaging Youth Voices Session 1: Helping Teens Find Healing Through Difficult Conversations



Authors as Published

Crystal Tyler-Mackey, Extension Specialist, Community Viability; Maurice D. Smith, Jr., Assistant Professor and 4-H Youth Development Extension Specialist, College of Agriculture, Virginia State University; Bethany Eigel, State Program Leader for Families and 4-H Agent, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech; Thomas Woodson, Associate Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, Amelia County, and Maru Gonzalez, Assistant Professor and Youth Development Specialist in the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences, North Carolina State University; Kim Allen, BCC, CFLE , Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, NC State Extension; and Tonya T. Price, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, 4-H Youth Development, Virginia Tech

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In light of elevated conversations around race and racism, this session shares an avenue for adults to provide space for youth to voice their thoughts, concerns and ideas in a brave manner that seeks to bridge, and not divide.

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Publication Date

July 14, 2020