Traditionally planning has concentrated on the adult population for decision-making processes, overlooking the needs and values of adolescents. To better understand how adolescents relate to their communities, to identify the qualities they value most, and to find ways to encourage their involvement in planning, in her MCRP thesis Camille Passon conducted a comparative study with high-school seniors in three communities. This article summarizes that study and highlights some of its important findings.
"Qualities That Youth Value in Their Communities: A Comparative Study of Cambria, Paso Robles, and San Luis Obispo,"
1, Article 15.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/focus/vol4/iss1/15