Benefits of Youth Engagement for Communities

This infographic was created by the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health as part of their Youth Engagement Toolkit.

HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:
Communities will benefit from youth engagement because it:

  • Encourages intergenerational collaboration and communications
  • Bolsters community development
  • Increases the agency's responsiveness to community needs
  • Encourages youth to be more civic-minded
  • Empowers youth and creates opportunities for youth to have a voice

Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health. (2016). Youth Engagement Toolkit: Benefits to Communities. Retrieved from: http://www.yetoolkit.ca/content/benefits-communities

Related Resources