Announcing free upcoming Facilitator Training opportunities for Engaging Youth for Positive Change

Registration is now open for TWO upcoming FREE Facilitator Training opportunities for Engaging Youth for Positive Change (EYPC), a service-learning program that empowers young people ages 13-18 to work with local governing bodies to adopt policies that create healthier communities.

EYPC is an opportunity to introduce youth to local civic engagement through the experience of local ordinance adoption as a “teachable moment” for youth civics. It is ideal for a short-term (semester or school year length) extracurricular activity or for established youth groups working in communities.

EYPC can also help schools to meet the civics education requirement for Illinois high school students (see www.illinoiscivics.org for more information on this requirement).

 

DOWNSTATE

Wednesday, August 30, 2017   9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. University of Illinois Extension - Livingston-McLean-Woodford Counties 1615 Commerce Parkway  Bloomington, IL  61704

UPSTATE

Wednesday, September 27, 2017   9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. University of Illinois Extension - DuPage County 1100 E Warrenville Road, Suite 170  Naperville, IL  60563

 

Six (6) professional development hours for teachers are offered for either training.

Register HERE.

Find out more about what EYPC can do for your youth in your community and to register for this free training on the Facilitator Training page here: www.cprd.illinois.edu/eypc.

For more information, contact:

Scott Hays

Center for Prevention Research and Development

School of Social Work

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

sphays@illinois.edu

(217) 244.2616

Sponsored by:

The Center for Prevention Research and Development at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Funding provided by the Illinois Department of Human Services

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