Goals & Purpose


  • To be a community leader in the identification of issues affecting youth
  • To serve as an advocate for youth needs in the community by directly engaging the community in the process
  • To develop leadership skills and educate youth about existing community programs
  • To recognize and promote the value of young people in our community
  • To encourage independence and responsibility by assisting with job placement


  • To stimulate the full development of the present county youth organizations, programs and facilities
  • To identify the needs of our youth and present them with opportunities and alternatives which may have a positive impact on their lives
  • To 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
  • To advise local and county officials as to matters relating to youth