Journal of Youth Development

Welcome to the Journal of Youth Development, an open-source, peer-reviewed, quarterly online publication dedicated to advancing youth development practice and research. JYD serves applied researchers and evaluators as well as practitioners who work in youth-serving organizations or the intermediaries that support them.

JYD is the official journal of two of the largest professional associations for those working with and on behalf of young people, the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA) and the National Afterschool Association (NAA). 

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Vol 14, No 1 (2019)

Table of Contents

Thought Leader Commentary

Richard M. Lerner
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1-23

Feature Articles

Sonia Jain, Alison K. Cohen, Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, Catherine d. P. Duarte, Alexander Pope
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24-47
Jillian Kochanek, Alysha Matthews, Emily Wright, Justin DiSanti, Michelle Neff, Karl Erickson
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48-69
Angela Keyzers, Lindsey Weiler, Shelley Haddock, Jennifer Doty
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70-92
Kelly C. Johnston, Risto Marttinen, Ray N. Frederick, III, Vidya R. Bhat
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93-111
Majidullah Shaikh, Corliss Bean, Tanya Forneris
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112-130

Program Articles

Lynn Schmitt-McQuitty, Steven M. Worker, Martin H. Smith
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131-154
Jenn M. Jacobs, Zachary Wahl-Alexander, Timothy Mack
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155-164
Amanda Sommerfeld Case, N. Keita Christophe
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165-181
Angela J. Wozencroft, Jason L. Scott, Steven N. Waller, Macie D. Parsons
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182-197
Jeff Sallee, Ronald B. Cox, Rita Flores, Steven R. Cooper, Belinda I. Gomez, Craig A. Gifford, Jennifer A. Hernandez-Gifford
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198-215

Research and Evaluation Strategies

Jill Young, Leanne Kallemeyn
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216-229
Gary D. Ellis, Jingxian Jiang, Andrew Lacanienta, Mark Carroll
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230-242