Why does your coalition need committed youth activist?

Why does your coalition need committed youth activist?

Photo credit: peaceworks.afsc.org

Photo credit: peaceworks.afsc.org

  • Teenagers can be extremely powerful and effective activists.
  • They bring new ideas, highly relevant information about the needs of youth, can provide insight that adults cannot.
  • The familiarity of social media and other tools that can be useful to your coalition.
  • Young people can be excellent organizers, with guidance in event plannings their fresh ideas and knowledge of what attracts other young people could be of great benefit to your coalition.  
  • Recruiting youth as partners in your campaigns and keeping them actively involved in organizational work is critically important to achieving your advocacy goals.