Youth Engagement Community of Practice Meeting

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YouthPower Learning Event

Youth Engagement Community of Practice Meeting

Please join the YouthPower Learning Youth Engagement Community of Practice for a virtual and in-person meeting at Banyan Global on May 23, 2017, from 9:30 - 11:00 am ET.

Date:
May 23, 2017, 9:30 - 11:00 am ET

Location:
Banyan Global
1120 20th Street NW,
Lafayette Centre Conference Room – South Building
Washington, D.C., 20036


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This meeting will serve as an opportunity for CoP members to connect in person and discuss CoP priorities moving forward. Also, there will be three presentations:

  • The youth-led Youth Forum Organization in Sudan will talk about their work, in collaboration with the government, to develop a new youth policy for the country.
  • Louis Alexander, Principal Associate for Youth Practice, and David Morgan, Senior Program Coordinator, from Banyan Global will discuss their USAID-funded YouthPower project  Empleando Futuros in Honduras.
  • Christy Olenik, Youth Engagement CoP Co-Champion, will present over 50 youth engagement specific measurement indicators identified through a brief literature review, and lead a discussion with CoP members. Discussion points will be included in a technical brief to be developed by the CoP's indicators workgroup.

Please be advised that there will be an option to participate virtually through Adobe Connect. Make sure you indicate how you prefer to participate on the registration form.

We look forward to your participation!

YouthPower Learning Team

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About the speakers:

Ahmaed Sadig 
Project Manager
Youth Forum Organization, Sudan 

Abeer Omer
Program Consultant
Youth Forum Organization, Sudan 

Hashim Yousif
Youth Development Specialist
Youth Forum Organization, Sudan 

Louis Alexander
Principal Associate for Youth Practice
Banyan Global
 
David Morgan
Senior Program Coordinator
Banyan Global

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About the Youth Engagement Community of Practice:

YouthPower Learning's Youth Engagement Community of Practice aims to:

  • Contribute and disseminate a shared definition of ‘meaningful youth engagement’ for YouthPower and the broader community of practice.
  • Support the development of youth engagement measurement indicators for YouthPower and the broader community of practice.
  • Create a space for the sharing of youth engagement experiences and group problem-solving.
  • Develop a clearinghouse of evidence, resources, and tools on youth engagement hosted on youthpower.org.
  • Bring the youth voice into YouthPower activities.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm

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Introductions & Networking Activity
– Lindsey Woolf, Making Cents International 

Youth Policy in Sudan Presentation– Youth Forum Organization
Speakers from the youth-led Youth Forum Organization in Sudan will discuss their work, in collaboration with the government, to develop a new youth policy for the country. They will describe their efforts to engage youth in the policy research and policy making process, detailing their methodology for youth-led data collection and describing the partnerships they have developed for helping to move the issue forward.

  • Ahmaed Sadig, Project Manager
  • Abeer Omer, Program Consultant
  • Hashim Yousif, Youth Development Specialist

Member Presentation – Banyan Global
Louis Alexander, Principal Associate for Youth Practice, and David Morgan, Senior Program Coordinator, from Banyan Global will present information on their USAID-funded YouthPower project Empleando Futuros in Honduras. The program is designed to work with at-risk youth on job placement and career success.

Youth Engagement Indicators Technical Brief Activity – Christy Olenik, Making Cents International
We will present for feedback, 50+ youth engagement specific measurement indicators identified through a brief literature review. Indicators are classified at the youth, program, and community levels. Discussion points will be included in a technical brief to be developed by the CoP’s indicators workgroup.

Closing Announcements & Quick Updates – Mike Sweigart, National Democratic Institute

  • Website Contributions
  • September 2017 Webinar
  • September 2017 Meeting

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