Program Outcomes

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“Vision without action is a dream. Action without vision is simply passing the time. Action with Vision is making a positive difference.”
Joel Barker

The following outcomes are envisioned:

1) sustainability of a generation of empowered youth leaders who will contribute grassroots peace and community development initiatives in the ARMM and surrounding provinces;

2) new knowledge and skills in strategic planning, development and grassroots community building;

3) enhanced strategies and tools for mediation, for conflict resolution, respect for diversity and inter-ethnic understanding;

4) increased understanding of the differences between US and Philippines cultures;

5) appreciation of the value of community service as affirmed by expanded participation volunteer work in their respective communities;

6) established collaboration among a network of PYLP and ACCESS alumni in the development and implementation of community projects; and

7) extended relationship between alumni and their American families and friends.