Action Leadership for Adolescents (ALAA) incorporates elements of Participatory Action Research and the Positive Youth Development model to empower and engage adolescents in their ever-changing landscape by incorporating five principles into a holistic approach. The five principles include brain balance, skill development, interdisciplinary curriculum, innate and indigenous truths, and cultural responsibility.
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Developments in ALAA
Snapshot of ALAA
Throughout the development of ALAA, the model has proven to be nimble, strong, and responsive to adolescents because it is not a tool or a scripted program.
Activating the Next
Generation of Leaders
ALAA is a systematic transition from rote pedagogical practices to a holistic approach that employs youth to guide their development, fostering innate and authentic contributions to our world.
A tool used to help adolescents measure their growth through qualitative and quantitative analysis.
Impact Study of ALAA in Traditional Education Settings conducted with seniors at a public charter school in Denver, Colorado.