Ways to Promote Positive Development of Children and Youth
Researchers find that children and adolescents who spend their time in several out-of-school time activities fare better developmentally than do their peers who are not involved at all or who participate in just one activity. This Child Trends brief discusses the elements that define positive youth development and addresses the critical role that out-of-school time settings can play in supporting adolescents' development.
The 5 Promises
The 5 Promises represent conditions children need to achieve adult success. The collective work of the Alliance involves keeping these promises to America’s youth. This article relates to the promises highlighted below: