All young people go through developmental phases, but the term ‘youth development’ is generally used to refer to processes that are designed to empower youth to build or expand essential skills and competencies and to provide the supports and opportunities they need along the way.
A unique and excellent addition to the Lehigh Valley’s offerings, the Social Research Social Justice Conference began in 2003 as a collaboration between faculty and students in the Department of Media and Communication at Muhlenberg College, with the goal to … more
I’m honored to have the opportunity to share with you a brief exploration of what life is like in SouthSide Bethlehem, where I live and call home. While there are many who are active voices in this community, few seem … more
April 13, 2012, Moyer Hall (Muhlenberg College) More information 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast Mendham Gallery 9:30 – 10:40 a.m. RESEARCH SESSION I PANEL ONE: Framing Discourses of Popular Media: Gender and Sexuality [Moderator: Kate Richmond, Muhlenberg College] Melissa Pieller, … more
For teens who care about peace and justice and want to be more effective activists and advocates for nonviolence and social change. [Sample program] For information on future programs for students, call LEPOCO (610 691-8730) or email LEPOCO. YPT is … more
[This is a sample program from the 2005 Youth Peacemaker Training] Youth Peacemaker Training Saturday, April 30th, 2005 – 9:30 am to 3 pm Share your ideas and experiences! Participate with students from other schools At Youth Peacemaker Training you will explore … more
This community dialogue was the concluding event of the “Fired Up Film Series” (Fall 2004) at Muhlenberg College and Cedar Crest College. Don’t Mourn, Organize! LOCAL ALTERNATIVE MEDIA A series of brief presentations on organizing around media issues and alternative … more