culture

May 23, 2017
This toolkit was published by Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOLKIT:This booklet was written for Black, African and Caribbean youth who are questioning their sexual orientation and exploring whether they are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ). This booklet recognizes that the experiences of Black LGBTQ youth can be somewhat different and more complex than that of other LGBTQ youth. This booklet may also be for someone you know who is experiencing difficulties in speaking about these issues with family or friends. The information...
May 18, 2017
This podcast was produced by the National Mentoring Resource Centre. HERE'S HOW THE PRODUCERS DESCRIBE THIS PODCAST: This podcast examines research on mentoring for Black boys and is organized around four topics: its documented effectiveness; the extent to which mentor, youth, and program characteristics influence effectiveness; the processes that link mentoring to outcomes in Black male youth; and the extent to which efforts to provide mentoring for Black male youth have reached and engaged these youth, been implemented with high quality, and been adopted and sustained by host...
May 08, 2017
This report was published by the National Mentoring Resource Centre. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT:This review examines research on mentoring for Black boys and is organized around four topics: a) its documented effectiveness; b) the extent to which mentor, youth, and program characteristics influence effectiveness; c) the processes that link mentoring to outcomes in Black male youth; and d) the extent to which efforts to provide mentoring for Black male youth have reached and engaged these youth, been implemented with high quality, and been adopted and sustained by host...
March 11, 2017
This video was produced by TEDx Boise. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO:Bad driver. Math wizard. Model minority. In this hilarious and insightful talk, eighteen-year-old Canwen Xu shares her Asian-American story of breaking stereotypes, reaffirming stereotypes, and driving competently on her way to buy rice. Canwen Xu's slogan for life is “Canwen can win.” Born in Nanjing, China, she moved to the United States when she was two years old, and since then has lived in some of the whitest states in the country, including North Dakota, South Dakota and Idaho. A senior at Timberline High...
July 06, 2016
This video was produced by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO:On June 22, we hosted a webinar discussing the importance of incorporating culturally appropriate and responsive elements of Indigenous worldview into evaluating Aboriginal youth programs. We explored the principles of Indigenous program evaluation, how to develop an appropriate framework, and how to gain insight into how well the program is achieving its intended outcomes.
June 24, 2016
This toolkit was published by the Canadian Council of Muslim Women. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOLKIT:Through the Being a Canadian Muslim Woman in the 21st Century project, the Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW) sought to develop an educational resource kit for teachers and guidance counsellors that would provide accurate, sympathetic and culturally appropriate information. To meet this goal, CCMW engaged consultants Dr. Jasmin Zine and Dr. Zabedia Nazim. To gain a comprehensive understanding of the needs of the various stakeholders, the consultants conducted a needs...
December 04, 2015
Ethnic bullying is intending to harm someone because of their race or culture. Bullies who hide behind racially motivated beliefs and attitudes are still bullies. In fact, law enforcement may consider racially motivated bullying to be a hate crime and they may prosecute. It is important to be sensitive to the experiences of those who may be targets of racially motivated bullying, and to look for any signs of racial intolerance that may be exhibited or experienced by children or youth. Check out this fact sheet to learn more.
November 23, 2015
This study investigates the educational experiences of refugee youth attending high schools operated by the Public, Catholic and Francophone school boards in an urban center in Alberta. This qualitative study includes their experiences inside and outside of schools, their support systems as well as any tensions experienced due to race, culture or gender. It draws its analysis from the symbolic interactionism theoretical perspective. The study has brought to light the significance of cultural capital (Bourdieu, 1973, 1979), the matters of normalization (Foucault, 1979, 1990) that work through...
November 03, 2015
Primary tabs This zine was created by Girls Action Foundation HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS ZINE:Do you want to make a difference in your community and take action in your own life? Do you want to start something fierce? With the help of activists and change-makers from across the country, we’ve put this zine together for young women who want to organize, take  action, and change the world. We wanted to create a new version of this zine,incorporating fresh perspectives from the Indigenous Young Women’s Gathering that took place in Saskatoon in November 2011. This zine celebrates...
October 07, 2015
To describe the theory of action that links the Chicano-Latino Youth Leadership Institute with positive youth development and to highlight promising practices. METHODS: A logic model provided the basis for data collection through written surveys, focus groups, reflection forms, and analysis of Minnesota Student Survey Results. RESULTS: Primary participant outcomes include increased levels of community service, improved peer relationships, and higher graduation rates than those of Chicano-Latino non-participants. CONCLUSION: Based on the first 3 years of program evaluation data, this...