Building a Framework for Authentic Youth Engagement


A Framework for Effectively Partnering With Young People, explores authentic youth engagement, including how it benefits young people, why it works, and what it looks like in real life.

 In addition to this guide, Washington State University has released case studies and recommendations based on the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative®, which practices authentic youth engagement. In this initiative, engaging young people emerging from foster care to help shape practice and policy is one of the key approaches. Check this guide out!