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Community Works combines education and action to reduce teen victimization and to get youth involved in their communities. This curriculum is appropriate for volunteers with little teaching experience or limited time for lesson planning. The two-volume set is full of highly interactive activities that build leadership and communication skills. The program culminates in a community service project - planned, designed, and implemented by youth.
Second edition, 2005
senior program director
Community Works provides a practical understanding of crime and crime prevention that young people find useful in their everyday lives. It is the ideal companion to youth and violence prevention programming because it strives to:
Anyone who has an interest in developing leadership skills in young people and helping them take an active role in their communities can benefit from Community Works. The program/curriculum has been successfully implemented by:
Community Works can be implemented in a variety of settings. Examples include:
Street Law can design custom training and provide technical assistance in implementing the Community Works curriculum to teachers and educators, juvenile justice professionals, police officers, health and social service professionals, and NGO leaders and staff who are interested in creating law-related violence and crime prevention programming.
If your school or organization is interested in contracting with Street Law to design a custom training experience, please contact Judith Zimmer.
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