Youth Engagement in Southern West Virginia
"Make it fun." "Focus on what youth are passionate about, or angry about." "Give us a chance to tell our story." "Instill hope, don't just be negative about WV." Some sage advice for engaging youth that we heard today from some impressive youth-led organizations in southern WV: BAPS in Logan, EPIC in Boone, and SADD in Wyoming County (pictured below). The meeting was organized by the Our Children Our Future campaign to end child poverty.