BUILDing Better Futures: Using Afterschool to Engage Youth and Connect Them to a Network of Supports. Presenters: Alexis Steines Dr . Roslind Blasingame - Buford. How are you engaging youth out of school / afterschool?. About the Afterschool Alliance. 1. 2. 3.
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BUILDing Better Futures:
Using Afterschool to Engage Youth and Connect Them to a Network of Supports
Dr. Roslind Blasingame - Buford
About the Afterschool Alliance
Policy, Advocacy & Communications
As defined in America After 3 PM: A Household Survey on Afterschool In America, 2009
America After 3PM
New Research on Afterschool Outcomes
New research from Dr. Deborah Lowe Vandell, UC Irvine School of Education
At BUILD, We focus on the tremendous potential
and deliver the message that we believe our youth
will accomplish great things.
Positive Youth Development (PYD) builds on the assets of youth rather than the deficits.
Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD):Working in partnership with others to provide youth with all the resources needed.
Appreciative Inquiry (AI):A way of bringing about change that shares leadership and learning The 4 stages of AI are: Discovery, Dream, Design and Destiny.
Department of Public Health (Minneapolis, MN)
Luz Social Services (Tucson, AZ)
The Prevention & Addictions (Corpus Christi, TX)
International Center for Conflict Engagement (Houston, TX)
Dr. Roz Blasingame-Buford
773-227-2880 [email protected]
Twitter: @BUILD_ Chicago
Field Outreach Manager