YMCA Youth Thriving Report 2014November 06, 2014
The YMCA of Greater Toronto, in partnership with United Way Toronto, released findings from “Youth that Thrive”, a literature review focused on the developmental needs of youth 12 to 25 years old.
The Youth Thriving research project was initiated by The YMCA of Greater Toronto and United Way Toronto and involved a systematic review of research to identify the critical factors that help youth to thrive. The review conducted by The Students Commission of Canada and the Social Program Evaluation Group at Queen’s University and the findings will be used to help the YMCA and United Way Toronto develop and improve existing programs for youth. Tools and resources have been developed to help others apply the findings to develop and deliver youth programs with the greatest possible positive impacts. For more information visit: http://www.youthwhothrive.ca/