Some CLC Resources
A Support System for Community Problem-Solving Dialogues is available at Pittsburgh's Community Literacy Center. The CLC workshops can connect you to a network of community/university advisors, a library of hands-on guides, and a portfolio of interactive videos and computer software that help groups start Dialogues of their own.
Teamwork: Teenagers Working Through Community Problems. An interactive training video by teens. A lively Community Problem-Solving Team demonstrates strategies for collaborative planning, rivaling, and decision-making as they investigate a problem case of urban stress. A manual and additional video problem cases help viewers transfer strategies to other issues.
Rivaling about Risk: A Dialogue Tutorial. An interactive HyperCard program that uses video, writing, reflection, and teen-authored texts to teach critical and rival hypothesis thinking and to give voice to teen perspectives on issues of urban risk.
What's My Plan?: Sexuality and Contraception. Friendly computer support for a dialogue among young women & health workers, using the strategies in Teamwork to make (& print out) one's personal plan.
Struggle: A Dialogue about Life Plans. A personalized computer program that lets teenagers, parents, and caring adults work together to acknowledge struggle, name aspirations, and make committed life plans.
How to Be Heard. A Handbook for Community Literacy. A practical guide to
community literacy strategies for teens.
The Community Literacy Primer. An introduction to theory and practice of
community literacy in vignettes of literate social action.
Community Literacy Research. A series of reports and reprints of articles on
How to Create Problem-Solving Dialogues with Teens. A CLC Training Workshop on designing a Dialogue around your concerns.
World Wide Web Resources
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