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NCJ Number: 149201 Find in a Library
Title: Ideas for Action: Helping Girls and Young Women in Your Community
Corporate Author: Oregon Community Children and Youth Services Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 35
Sponsoring Agency: Oregon Community Children and Youth Services Cmssn
Salem, OR 97310
Sale Source: Oregon Community Children and Youth Services Cmssn
530 Center Street, NE
Suite 300
Salem, OR 97310
United States of America
Type: Citizen Involvement Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This booklet is designed to provide ideas to county children and youth services commissions, service providers, program volunteers, and other concerned community members with ideas on helping girls and young women in the community.
Abstract: The booklet focuses on seven advocacy strategies: organizing the community for action, recruiting and using volunteers, influencing public policy, getting the message out, building self-esteem, tapping potential supporters, and raising funds for the programs. Suggestions for specific activities are listed under each advocacy strategy.
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Adolescent females; Community involvement; Victims of Crime
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