Community Values Youth | Young person perceives that adults in the community value youth.
- When young workers at a grocery store, drug store, or fast food restaurant wait on you, greet them in a friendly manner and compliment them on something (their good work, their unusual hairstyle).
- Be patient with young workers! Don’t show irritation if they make a mistake.
- Celebrate a young employee’s new job with a lunch date and a tour of your workplace. Talk about your job and the job he or she has been hired to do. Encourage lots of questions.
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