Youth Engagement


Ensure youth and young adults in Durham inform and fully participate in creating and evaluating our education-to-career system.

Action Steps

  1. Recruit a diverse group of engaged youth to participate in developing, implementing and evaluating Made in Durham strategy.
  2. Train youth representatives in the skills and competencies necessary for complex analysis of community issues.
  3. Develop youth network research projects that inform Made in Durham strategies.
  4. Create and integrate an authentic youth-adult partnership for Made in Durham.


Made in Durham Youth Network


Dan McKinney
Youth Engagement Strategist


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