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.
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
When participating in the campaign and the Twitter chat, be sure to:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, ph. 202-822-8405 Ext. 162.