Program Logic Model
At Writopia Lab, youth have made Social-Emotional Learning gains in areas such as Positive Identity, Academic Self-Efficacy, Social Skills, and Self-management, which are directly linked to long-term positive behavior, thriving youth, improved academic performance, and improved workforce readiness.
Here is Writopia's Program Logic Model, a graphic that presents what we do, how we do it, and the short-term and long-term effects on our youth.
- Multi-genre Writing Workshops for youth ages 3 to 18.
- Summer full-day camp and Sleepaway Camp
- One-on-One Literacy Support and Mentorship
- Literary gatherings, events for the community, and an annual professional play festival.
- High school and college level internships
- Literary Magazines
- Professional writers (Instructors) provide strengths-based feedback to our youth’s writing.
- Instructors encourage writers to choose writing projects that matter to them and set their own writing goals.
- Instructors lead our youth through writing games that promote joy, reflection, and collaboration, and also teaching craft concepts on an intrinsic level.
- Youth provide positive and constructive feedback on one another’s writing and collaborating on group writing games and stories.
- Youth share their writing at readings, performances, and through the publication of our online literary magazines.
- Improved Social-Emotional Learning Skills
- Increased joy, critical thinking, self-esteem, confidence, leadership skills, social skills, and empathy
- Improved self-management skills and ability to set and evaluate goals
- Increased academic self-efficacy and Self-expression/Creativity
- Improved Writing and Literacy Skills
- Admission to a High School and/or College of the Youth’s Choice
- Increased Publications/Awards/Recognition
- Thriving Youth
- Continued Positive Behavior
- Decreased Risky Behavior
- Improved Academic Performance
- Improved Workforce Readiness
- Lifetime love of writing
- Continued Positive Association with Writing
- Confidence to share work and thoughts with peers and in public scenarios