Defining Membership and Belonging

by Khadijah Ali-Coleman

A good youth program is one that promotes membership and belonging among its youth participants.

A successful program typically speaks of the activities that youth participate in that are safe, educational and fun. The status of being that typically indicates the level of fun is that of membership and belonging. When a young person feels as if they belong to a group and are an active member, they are more apt to be open to positive experiences that provoke happiness and enjoyment.

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