Engaging Youth: 7 'Epic' Tips
by Sangita Shresthova

"Sharing and exploring issues we care about can be an intense and vulnerable
process. To make this process possible, it is important that educators work
to create and sustain a space where young people feel safe to share their
thoughts and experiences. Carol Zou, of Yarnbombing Los Angeles, recalled
that when she "taught a youth mural workshop," many young people were
initially initimidated when they were asked to interview community members
"for their stories." To help them deal with this, Zou and her colleages
provided the youth with a safe space to 'practice and experiment with
interview techniques (or any aspect of storytelling).'"

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