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EmpowermentFor 3-5 Year Olds

Community cherishes and values young children—Children are welcomed and included throughout community life.
Children seen as resources—The community demonstrates that children are valuable resources by investing in a child-rearing system of family support and high-quality activities and resources to meet children’s physical, social, and emotional needs.
Service to others—The child has opportunities to perform simple but meaningful and caring actions for others.
Safety—Parent(s), caregivers, teachers, neighbors, and the community take action to ensure children’s health and safety.

 

EmpowermentFor 5-9 Year Olds

Community Values Children—Children are welcomed and included throughout community life.
Children as Resources—Child contributes to family decisions and has opportunities to participate in positive community events.
Service to Others—Child has opportunities to serve in the community with adult support and approval.
Safety—Parents and community adults ensure the child’s safety while keeping in mind her or his increasing independence.

 

EmpowermentFor 8-12 Year Olds

Community values youth—Child feels valued and appreciated by adults in the community.
Children as resources—Child is included in decisions at home and in the community.
Service to others—Child has opportunities to help others in the community.
Safety—Child feels safe at home, at school, and in his or her neighborhood.

 

EmpowermentFor 12-18 Year Olds

Community values youth—Young person perceives that adults in the community value youth.
Youth as resources—Young people are given useful roles in the community.
Service to others—Young person serves in the community one hour or more per week.
Safety—Young person feels safe at home, school, and in the neighborhood.

 

 

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