Juventud en Acción
"Youth in Action"
Building Future Leaders
A youth leadership group serves youth ages 14-18 years old through leadership development and peer-led alcohol and drug abuse, mental health, communication skills, leadership, and self-identify.
Program inducted 10 youth leaders. Youth held weekly meetings, enhanced critical thinking and problem-solving skills, conducted research, analyzed data, developed presentations, facilitated groups, and conducted peer-to-peer outreach to 122 youth through programming and events.
The activities and events that we held is based on the areas of need identified by our youth. Those areas include:
Mental Health is important part of overall health and wellbeing. We believe that everyone should feel safe and accepted in their own identity.
We believe that everyone should feel safe and accepted in their own identity.
Communication skills can help youth people to work with others, build meaningful relationships, and advocate for themselves.