Developmental Assets


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40 Developmental Assets

Learn more about the important framework of the 40 Developmental Assets and why they are super important for kids. They are the support and strengths kids need in order to succeed. We're here to help.

Young people are more likely to grow up successfully when they experience developmental relationships

with important people in their lives.

Developmental relationships are close connections through which young people discover who they are, cultivate abilities to shape their own lives, and learn how to engage with and contribute to the world around them. ​ For more information, check out the Search Institute.   

For 20 specific actions, you can do today, download the framework!


To build developmental relationships with me, adults can:

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Parent and Child at the Supermarket
Child Planting in Greenhouse
Quality Time