In this qualitative case study, the perceived impacts of workshops and internships provided by a Hong Kong-based non-governmental organization (NGO) working to improve the lives of disadvantaged youth were explored and descriptively presented. Data were derived from a combination of individual youth and teacher interviews, coupled with a youth focus group. Themes within the findings were developed by exploring individual perceptions of the influence that participation in workshops and internships had on reducing social barriers and addressing social issues for the youth.
Copyright © 2016 Cogent OA. This article first appeared in Cogent Social Sciences 2:1 (2016).
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Spires, Robert and JT Cox. “Addressing Social Capital for Disadvantaged Youth: Youth and Teacher Perceptions of a Youth Development Program in Hong Kong.” Cogent Social Sciences 2:1 (2016) https://doi.org/10.1080/23311886.2016.1191105.