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Positive Youth Development

Positive Youth Development Fact Sheet
The Positive Youth Development approach suggests that helping young people to achieve their full potential is the best way to prevent them from engaging in risky behaviors. Organizations and communities that promote Positive Youth Development give youth the chance to exercise leadership, build skills, and get involved. The self-confidence, trust, and practical knowledge that young people gain from these opportunities help them grow into healthy, happy, self-sufficient adults. More >>
NCFY's publications on Positive Youth Development
NCFY produces a range of publications and helpful fact sheets for young people and those who want to support young people, families, and communities. More >>
The Family and Youth Services Bureau Promotes Positive Youth Development
Learn more about the Family and Youth Services Bureau's programs and initiatives to encourage and support Positive Youth Development.
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