Public Engagement Develops Briefing Papers for Youth Commissions

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The Public Engagement program is creating a series of “Briefing Papers” for Youth Commissions and Youth Advisory Councils. These concise documents will provide teens with background information about a timely topic and concrete ideas for how youth commissions and advisory councils can take action to address these issues in their communities.

See current briefing papers below.

Ideas for Future Briefing Papers

Do you have a great idea to share for a topic that we could develop a Youth Commission Briefing Paper around? If so, please complete our Public Engagement Briefing Paper Suggestion Form to share your ideas for a topic of interest to teens that youth commissioners could take action on in their community.

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Connecting the Next Generation with Local Agency Careers

Image of Connecting the Next Generation with Local Agency CareersThis is the fourth in a series of briefing papers for youth commissions and councils offered by ILG. These briefing papers provide background information and ideas related to topics of concern to young people and their communities.

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Youth Engagement and Local Planning: Ideas for Youth Commissions

“Youth Engagement and Local Planning: Ideas for Youth Commissions,” the third in a series of Briefing Papers for youth commissions and councils, describes how youth can become involved in local community planning.

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Addressing Climate Change: Ideas for Youth Commissions

This is the second in a series of Briefing Papers for youth commissions and councils that provide background information and ideas for commission member activities and actions on topics of concern to youth and their communities.

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