Make your PLACE

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Catlin Gabel is proud to share Make your PLACE: A Guide to Facilitating Youth Civic Leadership by Erin Goodling ’99 and George Zaninovich. This 121-page guidebook is an outgrowth of Catlin Gabel’s PLACE urban studies and leadership program. We are pleased to expand our reach and share this curriculum with educators, activists, community leaders, and, above all, students.

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Make your PLACE


You may borrow and adapt this content as you see fit, and we will publish chapter updates when possible. Please attribute or cite when using or reproducing. The evolution of this book has been, and will always be, reflective of youth, peer, and community leader participation. Please stay in touch, alert us to new information, and provide feedback on how these resources can be improved.


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