The YEP Project
The YEP (Youth Empowering Participation) Project is helping shape the way Council talks with and listens to young people.
Council recruited a group of 12 to 25 year olds to plan and run an event for young people. The event, CELEBRATE, was held on Saturday 30 November at Sun Street Studios at 246 High St, Maitland from 2pm to 6pm.
Featuring two stages, live local music, artists, activities and food, it was a drug and alcohol free, all ages event.
We used the event as an opportunity to find out how young people want Council to communicate with them and what the issues and topics are that matter to them. The information we collected will be used to develop an engagement plan for the preparation of a youth strategy in 2020.
The event was supported by the NSW Department of Communities and Justice.
First YEP meeting
Performer applications close
CELEBRATE free event, Sun Street Studios