Coordinated by ECHP-SAC, facilitates youth development & leadership in several ways. The Network is a collaboration of youth workers and individuals who provide direct-service, support & guidance to youth and youth-serving organizations in Everett.

In 2015, EYN prioritized the following areas:

Youth Jobs/Employment: Collaborate with city’s summer youth jobs program in addition to advocate for more year-round employment opportunities for teens younger than 18.

Healthy Development & Health Education: Maintain established partnerships between healthcare, public schools and substance abuse coalition to reduce substance use and teen pregnancy and increase high school graduation and post-secondary education/careers.

Violence Prevention: Developing partnerships between youth, immigrant communities and police to reduce gang violence and increase community safety and relationships among adults and youth.

Youth Leadership Development: Increase youth program opportunities that develop community leaders and civic engagement.

For more information contact Jaime Lederer, jlederer@challiance.org; 617-591-6808