Join us as a leader for Young People’s Caucus!

Are a young person who wants to help lead for change across all the systems—education, juvenile justice, child welfare—that affect young people in Maine?  
 

Do you have experiences, ideas, opinions that you want to share to help adult partners truly understand the issues impacting young people in Maine?

Are you a young person who wants to help lead for change across all the systems—education, juvenile
justice, child welfare—that affect young people in Maine? Do you have experiences, ideas, opinions that you want to share to help adult partners truly understand the issues impacting young people in Maine?

YPC Youth Network Leaders are young adults (ages 14-26) who care about issues and systems that affect young people—juvenile justice, child welfare, education, racial justice, mental health, employment pathways, transportation—and who want to use their voice to help make change. Youth Network Leaders meet regularly to build connections with one another and discuss their experiences and ideas, and work alongside commissioners and legislators to inform them about the issues impacting young people across the state of Maine.

 

YPC is open to any young people in Maine, with or without previous leadership experience, and especially welcomes young people with lived experience in juvenile justice, the foster care system, homelessness, and/or young people who have experienced identity-based oppression.

Additionally, YPC Youth Network Leaders...

 

Interested in joining us? Click here 

Questions

 

swathi.sivasubramanian@maine.edu

text or call 207.747-9562

 

 

 

Co-Facilitate...

...events at the State House to engage legislators and decision-makers on a range of topics

Plan & Design...

...each of the YPC events, presentations, conversations 

and workshops

Lead, Direct & Drive...

...the direction of YPC - decide what issues/topics to focus on, how to structure meetings, when and how to engage adult partners, etc.

Get Paid!

$20/hour with additional paid training opportunities