Community groups come together for Badlands Youth Engagement Summit
Young people in Drumheller are coming together this week to discuss community engagement.
This Thursday, September 22, Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) will be holding a Youth Engagement Summit at the Badlands Community Facility. The Summit will be a round table event with groups involved in youth engagement in Drumheller and area as well as Student Council representatives.
“We will be discussing the many projects and events that are planned and opportunities for collaboration”, stated April Harrison FCSS coordinator. “We will also discuss gaps in youth provision, sharing ideas for the development of a collaborative vision for youth engagement over the next 3-5 years”.
Paul Salvatore, Director of Community Services, expressed that he was excited about the range of attendees. They include student council representatives as well as career focused organizations such as MH Enterprises, Community Corrections/Probation Service, Girl Guides, and various other groups.