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YFE Week: Nick Petten on Children’s Assent to Participate in Research

Hello! My name is Nick Petten, owner of Petten Consulting in Toronto, Canada. I am a practicing program evaluator focused on child and youth programs and a children’s rights advocate. My work with children and young people over the last decade and a half has impressed upon me that they are fully capable of expressing …

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YFE Week: Susan Igras on Engaging Youth in Program Evaluation When Research is the Main Objective

My name is Susan Igras, a Senior Advisor at the Institute for Reproductive Health, Georgetown University whose work is mainly focused in Africa and Asia.  One of our projects is operating in urban-poor areas of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.  Designed to evaluate scalable interventions that address social and normative factors that limit adolescent and …

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YFE Week: Aspen Foy, Journey Henderson, Sira Sangarie, Sati Xiong, Alexus Mc Clain on Youth Voice in our Youth Evaluation Team

We are Aspen, Journey, Sira, Sati, and Alexus- members of the Youth Evaluation Team at the Goodman Community Center (GCC) in Madison, Wisconsin. We are high school youth who work with GCC staff, and graduate students and researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to evaluate different programs in our community centers and schools. Lessons Learned: …

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YFE Week: Elizabeth DiLuzio and Miranda Yates on Implementing Youth Photovoice for Strategic Planning

Hello! We’re Elizabeth DiLuzio and Miranda Yates from the Strategy, Evaluation, and Learning Division at Good Shepherd Services in New York City. As an organization dedicated to youth and family development, we strive to develop and offer programs that integrate the values, insights, and ideas of our participants. And, as an organization dedicated to evidence-based …

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YFE Week: Amy Campbell on Using Youth Participatory Action Research to Inform Program Design

I’m Amy Campbell, an evaluator at Centerstone Research Institute in Nashville, TN. While I work on several evaluation projects, one of the most rewarding is the Tennessee Healthy Transitions Initiative, where I’m able to work closely with youth and young adults (Y/YA) who have or are at risk of developing mental health or co-occurring disorders. …

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YFE Week: Erin Allaman, Angel Bujanda, Samuel Frykholm, Joseph Koch, Samantha Montes, Brayhan Reveles, and Yesenia Martinez on Connecting Youth and Families to Nature

Greetings from the Get Outdoors Leadville Youth Research Team! We are writing from 10,200’ in Leadville, Colorado.  We live in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, but many of our friends and classmates do not venture out into nature. This year we completed a project to learn “How do we connect youth in our community …

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YFE Week: Felicia Sullivan on Exploring Game Analytics

My name is Felicia Sullivan and I research youth civic engagement at the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), a non-partisan research center at Tufts University’s Tisch College of Citizenship & Public Service. Building youth-focused evaluation strategies and working with practitioners are important ways CIRCLE links academic research to what …

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YFE Week: Julie Poncelet, Catherine Borgman-Arboleda, and Jorge Arboleda on Using Participatory Video to Engage Youth in Evaluation in a Creative and Empowering Way

We are Julie Poncelet, Catherine Borgman-Arboleda, and Jorge Arboleda of Action Evaluation Collaborative, independent consultants who use evaluation to strengthen social change. We want to share our experiences using participatory video (PV) in evaluations with youth. PV is a dynamic, powerful approach whereby youth use video to capture everything from their stories of change to …

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YFE Week: Jessica Jerney on Coaching Youth Workers in Evaluation

Hello, this is Jessica Jerney from the Extension Center for Youth Development at the University of Minnesota. I recently served as Project Coordinator for the Innovations on Youth Roles in Evaluation and Assessment project. This initiative included a learning cohort, symposia speakers’ series (featuring Kim Sabo Flores and Katie Richards-Schuster), and applied research. As a …

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YFE Week: Anne Gleason and Miranda Yates on Practical Tools for a Youth Research Camp

Hi, we are Anne Gleason and Miranda Yates from the Program Evaluation and Planning Department at Good Shepherd Services in New York City and we would like to share some tools we put together for a youth research camp. Two summers ago, we partnered with youth in one of our afterschool programs to conduct research …

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