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  • BC Community Services
  • Oct 4, 2019

Evidence-Based Practices: Youth Empowerment Solutions (YES)

Youth Empowerment Solutions (YES)

Evidence-Based Practice

The goals of the Youth Empowerment Solutions (YES) program are to provide youth with opportunities for meaningful involvement in preventing youth violence and creating community change, enhance neighborhood organizations' ability to engage youth in their activities, and change the social and physical environment to reduce and prevent violence (especially youth violence). The project involves youth in the process of changing community physical and social environments and includes three components:

  • Youth empowerment activities
  • Neighborhood organization development
  • Community development projects that involve youth and organizations working together

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