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Join #RaisingYouthVoice Twitter Chat

Join us on June 4-8 for the #RaisingYouthVoice Campaign and Twitter Chat!

The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) is hosting this event to share and discuss resources produced by the National Youth Action Council on Transition (YouthACT). Each day we’ll feature one resource relevant to transition to adulthood (employment, postsecondary education, health) and post questions and activities for participants. Youth are especially encouraged to participate in both the campaign and the Twitter chat.

WHEN

Social Media Campaign: June 4-8; join in at any time of day!

Twitter Chat: June 7 at 7:00 p.m. EDT

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE? 

Youth, Families, Youth Service Professionals, Policymakers, Anyone Who Cares About and Supports Youth

JOIN

When participating in the campaign and the Twitter chat, be sure to:

  • Use the hashtag #RaisingYouthVoice in EVERY post.
  • Tweet comments about the resource shared each day @ncwdyouth_iel.
  • Retweet posts by NCWD/Youth.
  • Review Twitter Chat Guide (see below).

Download the Twitter Chat Guide

WHAT TO EXPECT EACH DAY

June 4: By Youth For Youth: Employment–Share questions and tips on finding and keeping a job.

June 5: Hitting the Open Road After High School–Post pictures of options after high school that interest you.

June 6: Developing Successful Youth–Adult Partnerships (video)–Share questions and tips on what makes a youth-adult partnership work.

June 7: Policy Briefs–Share what you want policymaker to know and do to support youth transition.

June 8: You Can Lead Too!: Youth Perspectives on Leadership (video)–Post your favorite quotes from the video and leadership tips.

Visit www.ncwd-youth.info/youth-action-council-on-transition-youthact to check out the resources and learn more about YouthACT. YouthACT is led by NCWD/Youth at the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) with funding from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy. Contact us at thomasj@iel.org, ph. 202-822-8405 Ext. 162.

© 2018 NCWD/Youth