Connecting the Disconected
How can we prepare teachers and youth workers to better reach and engage youth? How can we connect the disconnected? What must be done to help young people connect to workforce and educational programs? With 5.5 million disconnected youth in the United States and millions more just struggling to hang on, Edward DeJesus, one of the country's brightest minds in youth development paints a picture of what must be done to connect millions of youth to opportunities beyond the streets. In 290 pages DeJesus reveals the secrets to youth engagement that every organization and professional must master.