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Younghusband, Dame Eileen  

Jean K. Quam

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Jun 2013
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Biographies
Dame Eileen Younghusband (1902–1981) was an international educator and scholar who influenced the development of social work around the world. She helped transform the International ... More

Young, Whitney Moore, Jr.  

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins

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Jun 2013
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Biographies
Whitney Moore Young, Jr., (1921–1971) was a social work educator, civil rights leader, and statesman. He worked to eradicate discrimination against Blacks and poor people. From 1961 until ... More

Youth at Risk  

Deborah Bass-Rubenstein

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Jun 2013
Runaways, throwaways, and homeless youths have always been present in the United States. In recent decades, however, society has become more aware of the problems they face as the problems ... More

Youth Empowerment  

Katie Richards-Schuster, Suzanne Pritzker, and Amanda Rodriguez-Newhall

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May 2018
Youth empowerment examines young people’s agency, action, and engagement in change efforts to improve their situations. Its scholarship builds on empowerment constructs and frameworks to ... More

Youth Services  

Elizabeth T. Gershoff

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Jun 2013
Youth services are programs, activities, and services aimed at providing a range of opportunities for school-aged children, including mentoring, recreation, education, training, community ... More

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