Presentation on theme: "Shanna Martin, Director EIP Initiative Ceceily Brickley, AmeriCorps VISTA."— Presentation transcript:
Shanna Martin, Director EIP Initiative Ceceily Brickley, AmeriCorps VISTA
Introductions Name Where you live/community What you do “Betcha never” fact
The mission of MCCOY, Inc. is to be the catalyst for the positive development of youth.
To carry out that mission… We fulfill these strategic roles: Resource… We provide data, information, and promising success strategies. Convener… We bring together the sectors of our community who are key to youths’ success. Advocate… We speak out with and on behalf of youth and youth issues. Capacity Builder… We empower those who work with youth to be more competent and effective.
Blueprint Blueprint for Action (1993) Blueprint for Youth: Moving Forward (2013)
What are youth saying…the “youth issues” are…? * Going to college * Job opportunities * Family Issues * Drugs/alcohol * Peer Pressure
What does a youth-friendly city look like? Youth Safety Youth Rights Advocacy for Youth Positive Family Life Youth Participation
Youth Friendly Community Pair up: Famous Duos Discuss: 1.) Two areas where you do well in providing a youth friendly community? 2.) Two areas where you can do better to make your community more youth friendly?
Youth Program Quality Assessment Defines a way of working with youth that is healthy for their growth and development.
Conclusion Resources Q & A Contact: Shanna Martin or Ceceily Brickley or