YOUTH VOICE AND LEADERSHIP

We sometimes find that organizations want youth at the table but don't know where to begin. Here you can learn about how infuse and strengthen youth voice into decision making. We also offer resources for youth on how to effectively use their voice. 

POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Positive youth development is a framework that seeks to recognize and enhance youth strengths, promote positive connections, and provide youth with opportunities to live healthy lives and pursue their personal goals.

YOUTH PEER SUPPORT

Having access to peer support builds hope by allowing for youth to connect with other individuals who share common lived experience.

CULTURAL RESPONSIVENESS AND INCLUSIVITY

Promoting cultural responsiveness and equity helps to ensure that individualized services and supports are available for everyone. 

TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE

Adverse experience during childhood and adolescence have been shown to have an impact in later stages of life.

Trauma-informed approaches allow for helping professionals and communities to be responsive to the impact of trauma.