Researching for a presentation in 2013, I identified fewer than 40 youth councils connected with city governments across Washington State. This state has over 280 municipal governments. There were also fewer than 10 counties that had youth councils, and only one state agency reported a youth council, in addition to the Washington Legislative Youth Advisory Council. HereContinue reading “Introduction to Youth Councils”
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Case Study on Washington GEAR UP Youth Voice Project
Adam F.C. Fletcher contracted with the University of Washington to facilitate the Washington GEAR UP Youth Voice Project from 2005 to 2007 and 2012 and 2013.
Olympia—Partners Needed for a Youth Event
Talking with a number of young people in Olympia in informal settings, I recently discovered there is a desire for a youth leadership training for them. However, without money to attend, these “nontraditionally engaged” youth don’t feel like they can do it. So I’m going to pull together a one-day youth action training here inContinue reading “Olympia—Partners Needed for a Youth Event”