Goals & Purpose


  • Be a community leader in the identification of issues affecting youth
  • Serve as an advocate for youth needs in the community by directly engaging the community in the process
  • Develop leadership skills and educate youth about existing community programs
  • Recognize and promote the value of young people in our community
  • Encourage independence and responsibility by assisting with job placement


  • Stimulate the full development of the present county youth organizations, programs and facilities
  • Identify the needs of our youth and present them with opportunities and alternatives which may have a positive impact on their lives
  • Design programs and activities through community organizations, local schools and county government that encourages parents and families to engage in the lives of their youth on a daily basis
  • Advise local and county officials as to matters relating to youth