Growth mindset is a powerful tool for building resources and increasing stability. Learn the difference between a growth mindset and a fixed mindset, and explore how the culture of poverty can shape mindset. Hear how a growth mindset can empower under-resourced families and youths, and learn how one nonprofit incorporates these concepts into a youth mentoring program.
Learning objectives include:
- The basics of a growth mindset versus a fixed mindset
- How poverty affects mindset, and why growth mindset is a valuable tool for navigating the challenges of poverty
- Ideas on how to incorporate these concepts into programming and services, with a specific program example
Director of Mentoring and Education
—New Holland, Pennsylvania