Young people need a broad range of programs, services and opportunities to support their development as they transition into adulthood.
Positive Youth Development
Positive youth development is the understanding that youth be given age-appropriate and culturally appropriate programs, services and opportunities in order to develop into contributing members of society.
Youth voice refers using the ideas, opinions, attitudes, and actions of young people as resources in the planning and decision making of youth policy, programs and services.
Positive Youth Development and Youth Voice in Action . . .
Mayor's Youth Commission
- Established by City Ordinance as a youth leadership and youth development opportunity where youth voice lives.
- A systems collaboration to reduce truancy.