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The programs listed below provide interesting and innovative approaches to youthwork. I have no way of knowing the actual quality of the program and a listing here is not an endorsement by Youthwork Links and Ideas.

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The Adolescent Developmental Pathways Paradigm: A Community Framework for Promoting Racial Socialization Describes a rites-of-passage model that places racial socialization at the center of the developmental process for African American youth National Latino Children's InstituteThe National Latino Children’s Institute (NLCI) is the only national Latino organization that focuses exclusively on children. Incorporated in 1997 in Texas, NLCI has its headquarters in San Antonio and is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(C)3 tax-exempt organization. NLCI’s mission is to serve as the voice for young Latinos. NLCI staff fulfills the mission by promoting and implementing the National Latino Children’s Agenda
The Center for the Advancement of Youth, Family and Community Services, Inc. A community based Rites of Passage program. The goal is to empower communities to create and implement their own rites of passage through a combination of contemporary social science technology and traditional wisdom South Asian Youth Action A nonprofit, community-based organization dedicated to empowering South Asian youth. Based in Queens, NY, SAYA! offers programs at its drop-in center in Elmhurst, and at five public high schools in Queens and Manhattan
National Rites of Passage Institute Rites of Passage as a developmental and transformational process is culturally-specific, not universal. It is based on the multi-cultural premise that a group must recognize and affirm itself before it is able to share and appreciate the differences of others UNITY A national network organization promoting personal development, citizenship and leadership among Native American youth
La Oportunidad La Oportunidad has three programs for Latino Youth: Chicas Fuertes, Jovenes Unidos, and Embajadores Latinos. These programs help Latino youth build greater capacity and peacemaking skills that will help them become positive and successful members of the community RAD Youth Service The project aims to develop deaf young people's skills and abilities, which in return will enable them to contribute to the Deaf Community. The Youth Service will include a wide variety of activities ranging from sports to theatre. We will also try to encourage groups to have access to different activities run by other organisations
Latinitas A non-profit organization focused on informing, entertaining, and inspiring young Latinas to grow into healthy, confident, and successful adults  


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