Topics: Identify levels of youth participation and learn best practices to include more youth voice and youth participation in your coalition work.
In-person (4 hours)–Assumption University, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA, 01609 in La Salon.
Food: We will provide a light breakfast/snack, but please plan to bring your own lunch if you would like something to eat closer to the end of the training.
Description: Young people are a crucial part of any movement for social change. Youth have a long-term stake in community well-being and are vital contributing members of their communities. Youth participation in your coalition work is essential. Learn how to recruit and retain young people in your coalition, as well as how to keep them engaged over time. Reflect on ways to increase youth participation and leadership in your coalition work and learn best practices on maximizing adult-youth partnerships.
Audience: Coalition leaders and members, community members, youth workers, residents, and public health professionals.
Trainers: Lauren Bard and Ed Rand, Health Resources in Action
Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to:
MA DPH Coalition Criteria Addressed: