Youth Leadership 2020

Are you interested in becoming a leader in your community?

We are seeking youth and young adults (ages 14-24) statewide to participate in a series of leadership workshops/ trainings

free of charge.  We are looking for youth who are willing to advocate for themselves and their peers in reference to mental health and behavioral health challenges. These young people sometimes may not look like your traditional leaders as they may be currently expelled, in foster care or in a group home, experiencing homelessness and/or gang involvement.

There is no experience needed; only that the youth are interested in becoming leaders, dependable, and are willing to attend required meetings.

Leadership Training Topics and activities include:

-How to Tell Your Story/Advocacy 101

-Mental Health First Aid/

Wellness Recovery Action Planning

-Cultural Competency

-Peer Support/ Conflict Resolution

2020 Leadership series will be held Wednesday, June 24th-Friday June 26th

TRAINING WILL BE VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM

RECEIVE A $75 STIPEND FOR FULLY PARTICIPATING !!!

Application

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JUNE 8th, 2020

Complete and return application (below) to:

North Carolina families United

ATTN: Kyle Reece- Youth Coordinator- NC families United & Youth MOVE NC

795 Boone Station Drive, Burlington, NC 27215

Email: KyleJReece@gmail.com

Phone: 336-395-8228 Fax: 336-395-8830

 

*Because space is limited- we will be reviewing applications and will contact applicants by JUNE 12th, 2020 as to whether they were accepted.

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