My colleague Neal Ramus, Senior Manager of Youth Programs at the California Academy of Sciences, co-authored this helpful blog post on youth recruitment. He reviews some of the challenges in recruiting a diverse pool of youth for internships, workshops, camps and other opportunities for young people.
Among the nice bits of advice:
Successful youth programs create a rich sense of community among participants, where students from diverse places with diverse interests can come together in a safe space to learn, grow, argue, and create.
Read the whole post at this link.