Community partners are other stakeholders and adults in the community who wish to get involved in the project but are not adult ally committee members. 

 

Community partners provide support to the youth council by -  

  • Building connections between the council and their organizations (e.g. spreading awareness about the youth council and related activities, advocating for possible youth mentorship opportunities and ways to increase youth assets)

  • Spreading awareness about the initiative throughout the community and distribution of any promotional materials

  • Encouraging youth in the community to get involved

  • Participating in agreed upon subcommittees or workgroups

  • Providing agreed upon in-kind resources

  • Being a liaison between the youth council and other stakeholders if required

  • Sharing community updates with the youth council that are relevant to youth

  • Attending as a guest at occasional meetings if required by youth council members

Youth Council Community Partner Description