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SafeLinx Youth Development 



  • Positive youth development complements efforts to prevent risky behaviors and attitudes in youth, and complements efforts that work to address negative behaviors.


  • Youth assets are both acknowledged and employed through positive youth development.


  • Positive youth development enables youth to thrive and flourish in their teen years, and prepares them for a healthy, happy and safe adulthood. 

Positive youth development involves and engages every element of the community—schools, homes, community members, and others. Young people are valued through this process. Positive youth development is an investment that the community makes in young people. Youth and adults can work together to frame the solutions.

Learn more about engaging youth as active participants and partners. 

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