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Kathleen Slemon

Kathleen Slemon
Kathleen Slemon has worked in program evaluation and research in non-profit and mental health settings and is passionate about finding ways to make program evaluation more accessible and approachable.

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Why do we still think youth aren’t interested in program evaluation?

Posted by Kathleen Slemon on September 2, 2020

I am a young person who has successfully worked on multiple evaluation projects with youth, and yet I often heard from colleagues about how challenging that collaboration can be. In some ways, I can see why people find it hard to engage youth in evaluations. So, for this post, I reflected on some questions that have stuck with me to illustrate why considering youth engagement as a professional development opportunity for youth can help make engagement more meaningful.

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