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Let's face it, young people are often overlooked. I guess adults don't remember that it's frustrating to be ignored. Young people have some really brilliant ideas, but if no one pays attention, there's no way for them to be heard. That's why adults need to let young people be more involved and have a greater say in how things work.

- Zach, ACT Youth Network

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Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is a student-centered approach that emphasizes building on students' strengths, developing skills through hands-on learning, giving young people voice in the learning process, and supporting youth through positive relationships. In this toolkit, we link to instructional practices and resources that youth work professionals can use to advance SEL.
This presentation by Dr. Taylor Starr provides information to help educators answer questions about birth control methods.
In this new edition of PrACTice Matters, Christine Bozlak discusses the benefits of youth participation in public health efforts, provides examples of youth civic engagement, and offers recommendations for involving youth in policy-related activities.
On our youth site, we help young people understand how to recognize and respond to stress.
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