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They Shape Who We Are

They Shape Who We Are is a five-minute video introducing the work of Search Institute with five partners, organizations that wanted to strengthen relationships with young people.

Cultivating intentional and inclusive developmental relationships can significantly contribute to young people's learning, growth, and development. They Shape Who We Are introduces the experience of five youth organizations that wanted to study and strengthen developmental relationships in young people's lives. It shows the impact of our developmental relationships work with Camp Fire, City Year, Community in Schools, Generation Citizen, and the National Center for Families Learning.


They Shape Who We Are

Youth Program Leaders

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Youth Program Leaders Teachers School / Youth Program Staff School / Youth Organization Leaders District Leaders

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Read Time

Under 5 Minutes
"Developmental relationships are key to a healthy, functioning democracy and society."
Sartah Andes Generation Citizen, New York, New York

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