By Jake Weyer, SW Journal
Neighborhood leaders sometimes struggle to find ways to really connect with young people, especially teenagers.
That has been the case in Kingfield for years, where ideas to involve youth have generally been less than exciting, including one recent pitch to have teens rake lawns for senior citizens.
“We’ve tried organizing with youth before, but we’ve never really found a way to get them engaged beyond a single project,” said Sarah Linnes-Robinson, executive director of the Kingfield Neighborhood Association (KFNA). “People often talk about youth as a resource without understanding how they might think of themselves.”
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