Description

Washington Youth Council is a youth forum made up of young people in Washington aged 12-19 who aim to promote and raise recognition of positive images of young people.
The forum are looking to recruit new members who want to help change the way young people are portrayed, meet new people and have a voice.
Washington Youth Council is a fantastic way to get involved, make a difference and restore the image of a generation.
The group discuss issues raised by local young people, liaise with local Council members, plan events and raise awareness of positive activities carried out by teenagers.

Projects

Commissioners Community Fund
Oct 2015 – Mar 2016

Project description
The Washington Youth Council were delighted to have been awarded a grant from the Commissioners Community Fund. The grant is to deliver drug and alcohol and first aid sessions in the five ward areas of Washington. Each session will specifically target young people and will combine health awareness issues within an informal session in local community buildings or schools.

International Youth Day
Jan 2015 – Aug 2015

Project description
We worked in partnership with Oxclose & District young People's Project and we had support from The Youth Village and Gentoo and local youth bands. We also had support from adult volunteer youth workers. This project was supported by Sunderland Council's Strategic Initiatives Budget and the Washington Area Committee

Location

Washington, DC, USA

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