The Extension Center for Youth Development & Advancing Equity in Youth Programs

Writing a guest blog post in Education Weekly, Kate Walker, University of Minnesota Extension professor and specialist in youth work practice, describes the process the Extension Center for Youth Development used to create consensus around barriers to, and strategies for, advancing equity in youth programs. 

Using the work of the Extension Center, Kate shares a framework for advancing equity, as well as strategies, recommendations, and next steps for organizations. She defines equity as "promoting just and fair inclusion and creating the conditions in which all young people can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential. In other words, equity is everyone having what they need to be successful." 

Read the full post on the Education Weekly Website.

Published: April 17, 2019