Youth Empowerment & Engagement

Chair: Dare Meunier

Committee Members: Katrina Hollis, Melissa Mears, Mark Shin, Melissa Cleary, Michael Thomson

I captured this photo because TEENS FOR CHANGE has had a positive impact on the community and it gives youth a chance to have their voices heard

I captured this photo because TEENS FOR CHANGE has had a positive impact on the community and it gives youth a chance to have their voices heard. (Photo of T4C volunteers from 2013 Photovoice Bennington County Exhibit)

  • Provides input and support for Youth Ambassador Program
  • Supports coordination of Youth Appreciation Day Activities
  • Development of special projects to support youth engagement
  • Provides recommendations for annual workplan

Projects:

  • Develop information for information to provide at November 2015 press conference event on committee activities
  • Provide support and input for coordination of informative presentation at area high schools on substance use or youth issues. (JAN-MAR 2016) *Drug Free Communities Grant Activity
  • Collaborate with Healthy and Active Communities Committee on support of monthly intergenerational events for the community. (Launch JAN-MAR 2016) *Drug Free Communities Grant Activity
  • Collaborate with Communications Committee to provide input and support on development and implementation of youth-driven social media campaign (APR-JUN 2016) *Drug Free Communities Grant Activity
  • Collaborate with Substance Abuse Committee & Communications Committee on development of recognition youth and adult community members exhibiting leadership, creating positive change and modeling healthy choices. (JAN-MAR 2016) *Drug Free Communities Grant Activity
  • Provide coordination and support for Youth Appreciation Day Activities (JAN-JUN 2016)

Documents:

Committee Projects & Responsibilities

12.10.15 YEEC Meeting Minutes

1.7.16 YEEC Meeting Minutes

2.4.16 YEEC Meeting Minutes

3.3.16 YEEC Meeting Minutes

5.5.16 YEEC Meeting Minutes

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