Youth Action Council on Transition YouthACT: July 31 Deadline

Are you a youth, age 12-25, who wants to develop leadership and advocacy skills and become a leader in your community who improves opportunities and services for all youth?

Are you a professional or organization who wants to increase youth voice, leadership, and youth-adult partnerships within your organization and community?

If so, apply for the Youth Action Council on Transition (YouthACT). Only one week left to apply! Deadline is July 31, 2014

Each YouthACT team consists of two emerging youth leaders ages 12-25, at least one of which has to have a disability, one adult partner, and a sponsoring organization.

The Youth Action Council on Transition YouthACT is a national initiative to get more youth with disabilities and their allies involved as leaders and partners with adults and youth-serving organizations to improve youth transition outcomes.

YouthACT is led by the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth NCWD/Youth at the Institute for Educational Leadership with funding from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy ODEP. For additional Youth Development & Leadership resources visit http://www.ncwd-youth.info/youth-development.

Learn more via Youth Action Council on Transition YouthACT | NCWD/Youth.

Author: New York State DCDT

The New York DCDT strives to increase collaboration efforts in effective transition planning for individuals with disabilities by reducing the duplication of efforts and aligning resources and communication.

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