NOLA & Belo Horizonte
The first of three targeted learning exchanges pairs the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) in New Orleans, Louisiana with Rede Cidadã in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Youth practitioners often lack sufficient tools for embracing complexity and addressing youth needs. What if promising solutions to such challenges could be found through carefully combining approaches from different parts of the world?
Cross-Border Partners Look to the Future: Integrating a Whole-Person Model from Brazil in New Orleans
Two Rede trainers will head to New Orleans to prepare Youth Empowerment Project staff to deliver elements of Rede’s holistic, movement-based approach.
Jevon, Darren, Landrea, and Roneesha are among 19 youth and adult representatives of the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), who traveled from New Orleans, USA to São Paulo, Brazil as part of a recent (Re)Connecting Youth learning exchange. Over five days, the YEP team immersed themselves in a youth employability training methodology developed by Rede Cidadã (The Citizen’s Network).