In addition, the model of the CCYD is representative of an institutional innovativeness, vis-a-vis the experiment with youth-adult partnership, which could potentially be transferred to other parts of the regional framework.
Report of the CARICOM Commission on Youth Development (CCYD).
In Paper Prepared for the CARICOM Commission on Youth Development (CCYD).
CCYD is sponsored by Philadelphia - based Public/Private Ventures (P/PV) and is working to change two negative trends: "the public view that poor teenagers are nothing but a collection of problems," and "that nothing can be done about any of these problems," according to Gary Walker, president of P/PV.
The CCYD approach is a group of concepts and a process for implementing them.
While each city's approach is slightly different, the CCYD process for implementation of these concepts includes neighborhood and communitywide leadership as well as planning groups of adult and youth residents.
Private human service agencies, education providers, parents, and neighborhood leaders comprise the governing body in the CCYD initiative.
The Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County is the leader of the CCYD initiative in the Childs Park neighborhood.
are still in the planning stages of CCYD. Details: Contact Bernadine Watson, Vice President of P/PV and Director of Community Changes in Youth Development at 215/557-4476.
(Bailey 2008; CARICOM Commision on Youth Development (CCYD) 2010; USAID 2013; ILO 2010; Report of the Commonwealth Youth Development Index 2013; UN 2013; World Bank 2003).
In addition, although the convening of Youth Parliaments in some countries, like Suriname, is now a very common and commendable initiative, there is little evidence to suggest that the issues, concerns and strategies discussed therein inform or influence national development agendas (CCYD 2010).