Meet The Team

​​Who we serve:

  • Youth voice is often absent or minimized in issue discussions that directly impact them. CWYC maintains the philosophy that youth voice is an essential tool for social change. However, CWYC also recognizes youth voice must also translate to youth POWER for youth to impact systems reform. CWYC’s aim is to strengthen young leaders and youth-serving staff personally and civically,with the belief that the New Haven area will undoubtedly benefit from an inclusive, united, and supported youth network whose voice will usher forth positive changes for all.

 

  • Citywide Youth Coalition, Inc. has opportunities available for youth-serving adults and young adults (ages 14-25) who work, go to school, or live in the urban New Haven region.

 

  • We create and work for liberated spaces where people from all groups and identity expressions can be free to exist as themselves and live authentically.

  • We build relationships where we can be open, vulnerable, and honest, working in partnership because we know that we can only go far in this work if we work with others.

 

  • We know that the process of transnational change requires community and that in order to effectively work together, we must build trust with each other.

The Need to Serve

  • Youth voice is often absent or minimized in issue discussions that directly impact them. CWYC maintains the philosophy that youth voice is an essential tool for social change. However, CWYC also recognizes youth voice must also translate to youth POWER for youth to impact systems reform. CWYC’s aim is to strengthen young leaders and youth-serving staff personally and civically, with the belief that the New Haven area will undoubtedly benefit from an inclusive, united, and supported youth network whose voice will usher forth positive changes for all.