Thursday, January 17, 2019

2019 January OHIO YAB Meeting

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During the 2019 January Statewide Quarterly Meeting, OHIO YAB Founding Member
Kierra Williams shared creative hands-on Leadership Skill Building Activities.

She also facilitated the breakout session on Strategic Sharing.

The OHIO YAB agenda also included:
  1. Updates on how the Sibling Bill is progressing on a statewide level.
  2. Next steps regarding federal advocacy to end the Foster Care to Homeless Pipeline.
  3. Providing printed copies of a draft Toolkit to support county and regional Youth Advisory Boards for participants to field-test in in their area.
  4. Additional break-out sessions on Bridges, Mind Matters, and Ohio CASA's upcoming new webpage for foster youth.
  5. Mind Matters was a decision-making guide that was created back in 2015. Ohio foster youth have expressed interest in renaming, redesigning and relaunching a tool to inform and empower youth regarding both medication and emotional health.

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