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NCJ Number: 213595 Find in a Library
Title: Third Annual National Youth Court Month Action Kit: Serving Communities--Changing Lives
Corporate Author: National Youth Court Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 2004
Page Count: 34
Sponsoring Agency: National Youth Court Ctr
Lexington, KY 40578-1910
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
US Dept of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Admin
Washington, DC 20590
Sale Source: National Youth Court Ctr
c/o Council of State Governments
P.O. Box 11910
Lexington, KY 40578-1910
United States of America
Document: PDF|PDF
Type: Handbook
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This guide presents strategies and tips for preparing for the 3rd Annual National Youth Court Month, observed September 2004.
Abstract: The National Youth Court Month allows an opportunity for youth courts to share and celebrate their programs’ successes, to honor volunteers, and to recruit new volunteers and staff. The supporting agencies involved in youth courts have designated September 2004 as the 3rd Annual National Youth Court Month and have determined this year’s theme to be “Serving Communities--Changing Lives.” This guide presents tips for planning events and activities, strategies for communicating with the media, and a listing of National Youth Court resources. Activities to commemorate National Youth Court Month are suggested and include sponsoring an essay contest for school students using the 2004 National Youth Court Month theme or creating an art exhibit showing how Youth Court serves the community. A planning checklist is offered and national recognition opportunities are listed, such as the Volunteer Hall of Honor hosted by the National Youth Court Center. Sample news releases, letters, and public service announcements are included.
Main Term(s): Community involvement; Teen Courts
Index Term(s): Youth community involvement; Youth development; Youth involvement in crime prevention
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