Youth Engagment in Policy (Youth Councils)
This introductory PowerPoint will help new users use the Youth Councils Online Toolkit. For information on how to obtain a username and password, please contact Danielle Evennou at firstname.lastname@example.org.
America's Youth Councils Network, made up of youth councils from across the country, met in Washington, DC on October 25 & 26 to share best practices and gain national attention for youth councils.
America's Youth Councils Network presents "Engaging Youth in Policymaking: Lessons from State & Local Youth Councils," Monday, October 26, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Senate Hart Building, Room 902.
This youth council was formed to examine issues of importance to youth, such as: education, employment, strategies to increase youth participation in government, safe environments for youth, substance abuse, emotional and physical health, foster care, poverty, homelessness, and youth access to services.
The VTSP Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is made up of one peer elected member from each VTLSP School. The council meets three times per year and each member must commit to two major safety projects in the school year. Sponsored by the Vermont Teen Leadership Safety Program.
The San Francisco Youth Commission is a diverse group of 17 young people between the ages of 12 and 23. The youth come from all across the city to serve as the official youth voice at City Hall.
The State Youth Council is comprised of teenagers from local youth councils across North Carolina. SYC provides opportunities for young people to be involved in local projects, participate in government, develop leadership skills, and represent youth in civic activities. Click here to learn more.
Led by the New Mexico Forum for Youth.