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Promising Practices: The Positive Effects of After-School Programs for African American Male Development and Educational Progress

Reginald Clark, Alexes Harris, Kimberly A. White-Smith, Walter R. Allen, and Barbara A. Ray

in Social Work With African American Males: Health, Mental Health, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314366
eISBN:
9780199865567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314366.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

This chapter analyzes data collected from 28 after-school programs funded under the W. K. Kellogg African American Men and Boys Initiative. It examines the inevitability of massive failure and ... More


The Neighborhood Place: An Alternative Mental Health Program

Paula Armbruster, Laura Ewing, Virginia DeVarennes, Abigail Prestin, Lisa Lochner, Ursula Chock, and Saglar Bougdaeva

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0029
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes the Neighborhood Place, an innovative prevention program with two primary goals: to engage children from marginalized, disenfranchised families in constructive activities ... More


Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Catherine F. Alter, Nicole Nicotera, Elizabeth K. Anthony, and Shandra S. Forrest-Bank

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755882
eISBN:
9780199979509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755882.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This book describes an approach to developing and testing effective community-based programs for at-risk children and youth. Elements of risk and resilience, positive youth development, and ... More


Dangerous Times: Reconstructing Childhood in a Volunteer State

Jennifer Tilton

in Dangerous or Endangered?: Race and the Politics of Youth in Urban America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783115
eISBN:
9780814784273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783115.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the work of a racially and socioeconomically diverse group of parent activists in the Laurel district who volunteered their private time in hopes of expanding public ... More


Delinquency and Daycare

David R. Katner

in Justice for Kids: Keeping Kids Out of the Juvenile Justice System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814721377
eISBN:
9780814721384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814721377.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the importance of quality daycare, including after-school programs through high school, for children. More specifically, it considers the relationship between daycare and ... More


Introduction

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Catherine F. Alter, Nicole Nicotera, Elizabeth K. Anthony, and Shandra S. Forrest-Bank

in Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755882
eISBN:
9780199979509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755882.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This book is divided into two parts. The first section describes three common theoretical approaches to providing community-based programs to at-risk children and youth: risk and resilience, positive ... More


Community and Participant Outcomes from the Bridge Project

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Catherine F. Alter, Nicole Nicotera, Elizabeth K. Anthony, and Shandra S. Forrest-Bank

in Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755882
eISBN:
9780199979509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755882.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

Findings from mixed-methodology evaluations of the Bridge Project are presented in this chapter. The agency’s evaluation plan, described in detail in Chapter 5, provides the foundation and ... More


The Integrated Prevention and Early Intervention Model A Guide to Evaluation at the Bridge Project

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Catherine F. Alter, Nicole Nicotera, Elizabeth K. Anthony, and Shandra S. Forrest-Bank

in Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755882
eISBN:
9780199979509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755882.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

The Integrated Prevention and Early Intervention Model (IPEI) described in the previous chapter provides a theoretical and programmatic framework for interventions delivered to at-risk children and ... More


Jazz Dance as a Gateway to Community Engagement

Lynnette Young Overby

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0027
Subject:
Music, Dance

Community engagement has become an important mission of colleges and universities as they attempt to make meaningful connections between academic goals and community needs. Through service learning, ... More


Education for the World

Dana Burde

in Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169288
eISBN:
9780231537513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169288.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter demonstrates the positive aspects of education interventions in Afghanistan. It begins by discussing the adoption of the “peace education” in the Afghan Ministry of Education (MoE) ... More


Social Science in Brown’s Path: Social Contact and Integration Revisited

Martha Minow

in In Brown's Wake: Legacies of America's Educational Landmark

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195171525
eISBN:
9780197565643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195171525.003.0010
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The architects of Brown v. Board of Education soldiered through long struggles and many obstacles, but even they would probably be surprised by the state of affairs emerging half a century ... More


Tiara: Endangered Black Girls Instruction 301

Ruth Nicole Brown

in Hear Our Truths: The Creative Potential of Black Girlhood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037979
eISBN:
9780252095245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037979.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter features a scene from a play entitled Endangered Black Girls (EBG), based on the lived experiences of Black girls the author has worked with in an after-school program (not SOLHOT) and ... More


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