Friday, July 19, 2013

Statewide Quarterly OHIO Youth Advisory Board Meeting, July 2013

Youth brainstormed about the following topics:
  • OHIO Youth Advisory Board Handbook
  • Topics for Youth Housing Focus Group during Connecting the Dots Conference
  • Topics for Youth Panel during Connecting the Dots Conference
Representatives from the National Foster  Youth Action Network came to present. Youth voted that they would prefer to be allies of NFYAN, rather than officially join the network at this time. Youth expressed the desire to support the efforts of NFYAN by sharing toolkits and training materials.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

July 2013 OHIO Youth Advisory Board Meeting

The July quarterly meeting of the Ohio Youth Advisory Board will include youth representatives from Cuyahoga, Fairfield, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton, Lorain, Miami and Montgomery Counties. The following topics are scheduled to be discussed:


2013 Purple Project Conference

Representatives from TAGyc, Cuyahoga County's Teen Advisory Group youth council, participated as volunteers in assisting with the facilitation of the 2013 Purple Project Conference.

Stark County Youth Advisory Board Retreat

On Saturday, June 1st, Alex McFarland and Lisa Dickson traveled to Stark County to facilitate the Stark County Youth Advisory Board Retreat. Participating youth were insightful and articulate. As part of their follow-up, the Stark County Youth Advisory Board updated their Constitution and Code of Conduct.