A Design Workshop for Youth ‘At Risk’
Keywords:homeless youth, design education, homelessness
This paper describes an award winning program offered to homeless youth in 2001. It details the key learning and teaching approaches that underpinned its success. In the description it highlights the potential of embracing ‘design’ as a framework for facilitating change in youth deemed ‘at risk’ of homelessness. Furthermore, it offers an opportunity to address the significance of design education in community programs.
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