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Engaging Youth Voices: Session 2 - Youth Voice: A Key Component to Healing Communities



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Presented by Maurice D. Smith, Jr., 4-H Youth Specialist, Virginia State University; Bethany Eigel, State Program Leader for Families and 4-H Agent, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech; Maru Gonzalez, PhD, NC State University; Maru Gonzalez, Assistant Professor and Youth Development Specialist in the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences, North Carolina State University; Matin Maani, NC State University student and #PassTheMicYouth team member; Miles Russell, Virginia 4-H member; and Paris Woods, Virginia 4-H alum

This resource is available as a video only.

A panel of youth share their ideas and perspectives on the current conversations about race and racial justice, including the role of youth in supporting community healing. Current programming examples in Virginia and North Carolina that amplify youth voice using various art forms and digital media are also shared.

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Publication Date

August 18, 2020