Youth Leadership Initiative

Lydia Davis
413-774-7028 ext 571

What we do

The Youth Leadership Initiative is coordinated by Community Action Youth Programs with the aim of building youth leadership in the community and engaging young people directly in the work of the Coalition.

The Youth Council brings together youth and young adults from across Community Action Pioneer Valley’s Youth and Workforce Development Programs and partners to identify issues they want to work on to improve the experiences of youth and young adults on individual, program, and community levels. Participants will learn strategies for change and advocacy, and evaluate programs for success. This program is open to participants in Franklin/Hampshire Counties and the North Quabbin, ages 14-24.

Youth-created image of Partnerships

Public Service Announcement by Shout Out!

Click here to view a 1-minute Public Service Announcement created by local youth in Community Action Youth Program’s Shout Out! group!! Hear what keeps these amazing young people Above the Influence!