YMCA Chicago Teen Council Reflection
YMCA Chicago Teen Council Reflection

4 learners earned this badge

To achieve the YMCA Chicago Teen Council Reflection badge you must first have completed the Researcher and Impact maker badge. Youth then must review data about the event such as participant surveys and actively participate in a reflection discussion about how their understanding of social capital, the barriers many face to social bridging, and how to address those barriers. Youth will spend time reflecting on the teen bridging event that they planned and implemented and identify lessons learned for next year. In addition, youth will spend time writing about how their experience affected them.


YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago


Badge Type: Disposition

Expected Duration: 4 hours


  1. Youth will create a “lessons learned” document to be shared with next year’s Teen Council Youth will complete a reflection paper on their experience and why social capital is important and how they can continue to build it.
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