Youth Participation, Power and Ethics: moving beyond models, exploring the complexity and enhancingYouth developmentYouth participationYouth workTool
At the Involve workshop attendees had the opportunity to:
- Explore scenarios of youth participation practice tensions - especially around power, diverse contexts, gaining the ear of decision-makers and what happens when young people stick around, like, forever
- Revisit some familiar models and pick up some underappreciated theories that really work
- Connect philosophies of ethics to participation more explicitly
- Reframe empowerment as a result, not as an action
- Have heaps of fun and support some new mates/geeks.