Positive Youth Development

Civic Engagement Strategies for Transition Age Youth

Civic engagement has the potential to empower young adults, increase their self-determination, and give them the skills and self-confidence they need to enter the workforce. Read about one youth’s experience in AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC).

Youth M.O.V.E. National

We spoke with Youth M.O.V.E. National, Youth M.O.V.E. Miami – Though the Arts, and Youth M.O.V.E. Jacksonville in person and by phone in July 2014 and again via email in September 2015


We spoke with LaRay by phone on July 13, 2011.


We spoke with Sixto via email in April 2012.


We spoke with Hayley via email in April 2012.


We spoke with Kayla via email in November and December 2013.