Can Responsibilities to Family and Community be Empowering for Youth, Even in a Pandemic?

By By Ellen Bergstrom
May 26, 2020

In this article, the author speculates about the empowering effect of personal responsibility young people might gain through service to their families and communities during the pandemic. The author shares research conducted from a Los Angeles community of students who participated, along with their families, in a program to build relationships called Keep Connected and conducted family service-learning projects together. This article offers a look into students’ perspectives on community service and personal responsibility.

Source Organization: Search Institute

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