Strategies to Youth Empowerment for Philanthropy
Much has been said about the important role that young people play in philanthropy, as agents of change and participation. Certainly, every day young people have more to contribute in each of the areas of community life. The curious thing is that young people face barriers that prevent their full integration as leaders in philanthropic projects in their respective communities.
The Model that is presented in this project is a three-pronged approach that effectively engages young people in work that challenges them to develop skills, gain critical awareness, and participate in opportunities that are necessary for creating community change.
By: Lissette Teran