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A Holistic Approach to Preparing Youth for Success: Programa Para O Futuro

August 2017 — Programa para o Futuro is a holistic youth development project that uses a positive youth development approach and evidence to help young people acquire skills that lead to improved livelihoods, health, and civic engagement. This includes giving them the opportunity to learn valuable socioemotional skills, make decisions, build positive relationships, contribute to their communities and feel a sense of belonging and connection. This document explains project features, including an integrated curriculum, that build a broad set of soft and employability skills, a safe and supportive learning environment, youth leadership opportunities, links to employment and connections with families.