Through the Youth Leadership Group, Youth Appreciation Day, Photovoice Contest, and other initiatives, ACT works to amplify youth voice and empower young people to make a difference in our community.
Youth Appreciation Month
May is Youth Appreciation Month in Vermont, an annual celebration of youth of all ages and all that they contribute to our community!
Youth Leadership Group
The Youth Leadership Group (YLG) is a youth coalition that focuses on peer-to-peer substance use prevention and mental health initiatives.
Bennington Youth Thrive
Bennington Youth Thrive connects youth and families with programs, activities, and resources offered by local community organizations.
YourSpace is a monthly event series for LGBTQ+ and Allied youth that centers joy, connection, and community.
Sunshine Boxes are free take-home kits for middle schoolers with fun and creative activities and resources for youth health and wellness.
ACT’s annual Youth Photovoice Contest challenges local youth to promote healthy choices, re-imagine public spaces, and celebrate community.
The Take Care Project
The Take Care Project is on a mission to expand youth access to free menstrual products and personal care items in the Bennington community.