Youth'S ARCHIVE

  • Opportunity Youth United and The King County Youth Advisory Council are excited to announce that we will have new opportunities coming up for youth in King County. If you meet any of these qualifications below please contact our Youth Voice Organizer: Aged 16-24 Are interested in community organizing Civic engagement The school to prison pipeline […]

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  • SOAR’s 2016 Putting the Pieces Together Event: The Transformational Power of Community Knowledge and Wisdom has been rescheduled for Friday, August 26, 2016 I 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM I Renton Technical College I 3000 NE 4th Street, Renton WA 98056.   Across time and around the world, meeting and talking together has been the […]

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  • Check out this great video that SOAR volunteers made this summer with the help of ReelGrrls! Thanks to the National League of Cities for sharing our work! http://www.nlc.org/find-city-solutions/institute-for-youth-education-and-families/youth-and-young-adult-connections/reengagement

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  • Many youth told the Opportunity Youth work group that they would not be comfortable calling or showing up at a re-engagement program without first seeing or hearing from program youth and staff. SOAR hired three local youth from the King County Youth Advisory Council to create the videos. Reel Grrls trained and coached the youth in […]

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  • Equity in Communities: YOUR Power to Influence       Explore equity in your personal and professional life and your service to the community Define  your sphere of influence Identify opportunities and strategies for influencing equity Network and learn from experts and colleagues committed to influencing equity   Click here to register!    Visit for up to […]

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  • SOAR was asked to attend the Aspen Institute Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund Grantee Convening, May 5th to May 8th, so we sent our staff member Freda Crichton as our representative. The convening addressed the fact that “There are currently 6.7 million opportunity youth, defined as young people between the ages of 16 to 24 who […]

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  • Youth Civic Engagement Coordinator Meghan Patiño with City of Seattle and Teen Program Specialist Nate Robinson with City of Tukwila invited SOAR to participate in this year’s 2nd annual Regional Teen Service Project. This an effort to bring together young people from across the region in order to complete a meaningful project.  Young adults submit […]

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  • SOAR is seeking an AmeriCorps Vista for the coming year to assist with its youth development and engagement work.  Please see the job description below for details and instructions on how to apply! Youth Development Vista Job Decription

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  •                       The Youth Engagement Practitioners Cadre (YEPC) is a dynamic professional development program promoting organizational and community transformation, and the advancement of racial equity within the youth development field. The Cadre will use experiential activities to gather the wisdom and cultivate the knowledge of seasoned youth engagement practitioners and youth organizers from across King County. Goals […]

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  • The 2013 King County Youth Engagement Practitioners Cadre recently completed its year of formal convening. This learning community was comprised of youth engagement professionals who met monthly to engage in retreat-style workshops. Learning communities are examples of shared responsibility and accountability among members of the group. These qualities transfer to authentic youth engagement.  The Youth Development […]

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