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  • 1.
  • 2. Connecting Youth with Resources:A New Approach
  • 3. Printed Resource Direcotry
    Expensive to print
    Information outdated quickly
    Distribution to youth problematic
    Intended for adults assisting youth, not used by youth
    Stigmatizing and limited to only non-profit and crisis services. Doesn’t facilitate transition to independence.
    Not interactive
    No youth voice in shaping or selecting services
    Information does not equal change.
  • 4. Resource Directories
    Community Events
    and Give-aways
    Classes, eHow, Wikipedia
    Restaurants,
    Apartments, etc
    Jobs
    “word-of-mouth”
    Blogs, Groups, Profiles
    FaceBook, MySpace
  • 5.
  • 6. Gets advice on
    Choosing a roommate
    Reads “How To”
    articles on signing a
    lease and getting PG&E
    Rates Housing Resources Listed. Other young people make choices based on rating. Housing agency makes improvements based on feedback.
    Finds organization that helps fund security deposits for former foster youth.
    Case Workerand/or Young Adult
    Searches RYSEPortal
    for housing resources,
    RYSE
    Portal
  • 7.
  • 8.
  • 9. Why we need to be on-line.
  • 10. One out of EightCouples Married in 2006Met Online.
    MySpace is the11thLargest Countryin the World.
    The Number of Text Messages Sent each day exceed the Total Population of Earth.
    2.7 Billion Google Searches Per Month.
  • 11. Nothing About Us Without Us:For Youth, By Youth.
  • 12. What makes this unique?
  • 13. Digital JusticeProject