These activities can be completed on their own or in sequence as a half-day workshop. They can be done with a group of people from the same organization or from different organizations. Feel free to adapt any of the activities as needed to suit your context.
Would you like to engage youth in your community food system’s work? This assessment tool will help you to ensure that the work you provide them with is meaningful and filled with real learning opportunities.
Would you like to engage youth in your community food system’s work? This activity will help to foster discussion and reflection on the issue with your colleagues.
Self-Reflection Sheet (pdf)
Do you work with youth in your program? This tool will help you to reflect upon the type of youth-adult partnerships that your program fosters.
Role Play (pdf)
Do you work with youth in your program? Using Roger Hart’s Ladder of Youth Participation this interactive activity uses role playing to bring to life the various types of youth-adult partnerships that you may encounter in your work. Visit our Effective Youth Engagement page for more information about Hart’s Ladder.
Logic Model (pdf)
This tool will help you to identify a specific goal and action steps related to partnering with youth in your community food systems work.
Sample schedule for a half-day Educator Workshop:
|Assessment Tool||30 minutes|
|Role Play||1 hour|
|Logic Model||1 hour|
|Total Time||3.5 hours|
Spiral Model (pdf)