Monday, February 4, 2013
T.C. Williams Senior Emma Beall urges the community to join in the dialogue for the city's first Youth Master Plan.
Monday, February 4
To the editor, It takes a village to raise a child. That’s why I’m urging you to add your voice to an exciting plan to secure the future of our city’s children and youth. Your input is vital for the design of Alexandria’s first Youth Master Plan, which will address the needs of our city’s young people and build a solid foundation for generations to come. As a youth and lifelong Alexandria resident, I urge you to attend one of three community forums sponsored by the Children, Youth and Family Collaborative Commission. It is our responsibility to provide guidance to our leaders so that vital resources for youth are included in this action plan. Young people want to be successful, but they need appropriate support. For example, as a T.C. …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Three public forums are scheduled to garner community input.
The City of Alexandria is developing its first Youth Master Plan, which plans to set long-term, community-wide priorities for young people and identify specific action steps toward those goals. City leaders want to ensure that all children and youth are healthy and safe, academically and vocationally prepared, and socially and civically connected, according to a city news release on the plan. Three public forums are scheduled: Public comments for the Youth Master Plan may also be submitted to Ron Frazier at email@example.com or by calling 703-746-5967. To attend a forum or request language interpretation assistance, call 703-746-5970.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
The Children, Youth and Families Collaborative Commission is seeking input on developing policies for the city's children and youth. Three forums have been scheduled.
Alexandria has kicked off its Youth Master Plan process in an effort to advocate for the city’s children, youth and their families. The planning process will advise City Council, School Board and other officials on policies affecting the area’s younger residents. The master plan is slated to be completed in 2013 and spearheaded by the Children, Youth and Families Collaborative Commission. To help guide that plan, three forums have been scheduled to get input from the community on the issues surrounding youth. To participate in the planning process, contact Ron Frazier at 703-746-5967 or attend any of the following forums: