Youth Leadership across Rural Ontario

(Arti Freeman) #1

I am a big fan of the Rural Ontario Institutes Youth Engagement Showcase.

Each year the showcase features stories of young people that are taking leadership and addressing community issues.

The showcase is an incredible step in helping communities recognize the value young people bring and championing the engagement of young people in helping shape communities.

Below is a short clip on how two of the 2017 nominees are involved in their communities. Check out their tips on how to encourage youth participation and contribution.

**Involving young people is important to the future of all communities. **

Do you have examples of how young people are shaping your community?

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