Youth wellness report in Countylive.ca
“A snapshot of Prince Edward County’s youth identifying struggles they face and what they need to succeed has been presented as part of an on-going community research project.
Over the past year, the ‘Greater Than: County Youth Collective’ interviewed more than 70 Prince Edward County youth aged 12 to 29 to create a ‘Youth Wellness Report’. The collective was formed out of a project by the Community Foundation from its 2013 Vital Signs report that identified education as an issue in the community.
The collective includes Prince Edward County youth, educators, youth-serving agencies and community organizations.
Results of the report were presented at a drop-in feedback session for youth held in Picton last week. Representatives from a youth team of community partners explained findings and in an informal, relaxed space, ideas, thoughts, worries and opinions were encouraged, shared and brain-stormed through talking, writing and drawings…”
Click here to read the whole Countylive.ca article about Greater Than from September 18, 2018.