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Why Camp Matters

Years ago, the mother of a Power of Hope camper told us about an incident that happened while taking her daughter Amanda to school. “As

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Developing a Vision for your Year

One way to set yourself off on a positive direction for the year is through writing a “Letter from the Future.” This is an activity you can do personally or use with groups to activate the visioning capacity.

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7 Ways to Build Trauma-Informed Programs

These 6 simple practices are strategies for individuals to increase trauma-resilience into programs for people of all ages. Positive connection is a strong tactic in helping a child learn to regulate themselves.

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First Creative Empowerment Training in China

Report from Alan Wong on Partners for Youth, PYE Global, First Creative Empowerment Training in China with Jingle Camps.

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A new study finds that giving students more music, theatre and dance boosts academic success and compassion

A new study by the Houston Education Research Consortium confirms that arts-learning experiences benefit students in important and measurable ways. Students increase compassion for others, …

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How Curiosity Can Help Students Learn and Thrive

Did you know that curiosity comes in five different forms? And that encouraging it in the classroom can help our students thrive? This article by …

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The Global Gathering 2018: Six Days, Six Valuable Lessons

Our Global Gathering in Luxor was co-produced by Partners for Youth Empowerment, and our partners, Funtasia, and the Elisa Sednaoui Foundation. Its success was more …

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Power of Hope group pic
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Why Camp Matters

Years ago, the mother of a Power of Hope camper told us about an incident that happened while taking her daughter Amanda to school. “As …

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A large group of students in the woods performing a coordinated dance at Partners for Youth's Power of Hope summer camp
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Doctors Told to Prescribe Play

“Play is not frivolous,” says a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. “It enhances brain structure and function and promotes executive function.” World …

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Developing a Vision for your Year

One way to set yourself off on a positive direction for the year is through writing a “Letter from the Future.” This is an activity you can do personally or use with groups to activate the visioning capacity.

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Say “No” to Small Group Report Backs

Reporting back after group work can often be very boring. Here are two ways to harvest small group learnings while keeping your whole group engaged.

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Take the Temperature of the Room

It’s 8 am and your job is get 30 sleepy 14-year-olds excited about English class. What can you do? Learn one teacher’s creative solution.

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