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Working With the Media
(NCJ 178998) March 2000
OJJDP Youth in Action Series, Bulletin, 8 page(s)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Describes how youth can publicize their message by working with the media. This Youth in Action Bulletin informs youth of how to start up a partnership with the media to help educate their audience, build support in the community, help attract new volunteers, and build partnerships with other local community groups. The Bulletin furnishes steps on how to start working with the media, describes how to continue the relationship, provides the challenges and rewards of using the media to get messages across, gives tips on evaluating whether the relationship is successful, and lists organizations and programs that youth may contact for additional information. The Bulletinís writing and format are geared to a youth audience.
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