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Youth empowerment programs are aimed at creating healthier and higher qualities of life for underprivileged or at-risk youth.  The five competencies of a healthy youth are: (1) positive sense of self, (2) self- control, (3) decision-making skills, (4) a moral system of belief, and (5) pro-social connectedness.
The program inspires local volunteer action. The 2014 Count Me In Global Broadcast was the largest youth-run event in history, with 2.2 million viewers tuning in from 69 countries. The event, organized by a team of teenagers, was recognized by the Canadian House of Commons as the largest youth-run empowerment event in the world.
The Commonwealth Youth Programme, also known as CYP, is an international development agency working with young people between the ages of 15 and 29. Part of the Commonwealth Secretariat, CYP is active in the Commonwealth's 54 member countries.
This is a list of organizations that promote, advocate, or otherwise affiliate with youth empowerment. This is an incomplete list which can or may never satisfy any objective standard for completeness. Contents: Top 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z See also A [ edit] Adventures of the Mind American Youth Congress
Positive youth development (PYD) programs are designed to optimize youth developmental progress. Youth.gov states that "PYD is an intentional, prosocial approach that engages youth within their communities, schools, organizations, peer groups, and families in a manner that is productive and constructive; recognizes, utilizes, and enhances young people’s strengths; and promotes positive ...
Main article: Youth The following is a list of youth organizations. A youth organization is a type of organization with a focus upon providing activities and socialization for minors.   In this list, most organizations are international unless noted otherwise. Contents: Top 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0–9 [ edit]
Youth work is a community support activity aimed at older children and adolescents. Depending upon the culture and the community, different services and institutions may exist for this purpose. In general, it provides an environment where young people can engage in informal educational activities.