This paper articulates what is meant by “strong policy” in the context of youth service. That is, a national policy for youth service can have multiple positive impacts at the individual and societal level, with a high return on investment. The author provides a roadmap for understanding key policy principles and their application to youth service.
Project: Civic Engagement and Service
Sherraden, M. (2001). Youth service as strong policy (CSD Working Paper No. 01-12). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development. https://doi.org/10.7936/K7BP028N