Gardner Center Research

Research Spotlight | Posted on September 9, 2016

In 2016, the John W. Gardner Center completed a case study of youth engagement in the planning and design of EPACENTER ARTS. Findings indicated that,

“The framework of community youth engagement depicts a developmental continuum where youth and adults gradually forge stronger partnerships for mutual responsibility and civic engagement. [EPACENTER ARTS] is a powerful example of community youth engagement; specifically, an example of youth assuming a leadership role in developing a new civic resource.”

Read the entire research paper here. 

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