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 . . .
Established by City Ordinance as a youth leadership and youth development opportunity where youth voice lives. The Commision is a partnership of youths and adults that provides youth voice and leadership within the City and County of Denver. Established through city ordinance, its primary role is to advise the Mayor and his cabinet on key issues impacting Denver youth.
- A systems collaboration to reduce truancy.