This article describes how community engagement contributes to youth development. Drawing on the literature on youth engagement, youth development, and youth-adult partnerships, the authors examine a successful community youth engagement program that engages youth and their adult partners in a participatory evaluation project that results in community action. The research emphasizes the important role of youth-adult partnerships in community youth engagement projects and outlines strategies for success.
Arnold, Mary E.; Dolenc, Brooke; and Wells, Elissa E.
"Youth Community Engagement: A Recipe for Success,"
Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship: Vol. 1:
1, Article 9.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.northgeorgia.edu/jces/vol1/iss1/9