Columbus Community Action Team (2019 September Session)

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St Stephen's Community House

1500 East 17th Avenue

Columbus, OH 43219

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You're invited to our September 2019 Columbus Community Action Team Session!

Think Make Live Youth's Community Action Team (CAT) in Columbus, Ohio

This Community Action Team (CAT) is a robust, informed, active local coalition of young leaders and youth-serving organizations that uplift their voices in the political process and mobilize locally to create community improvement projects of their own design.

When:
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
5:30PM - 7:30PM


Where:
St. Stephen's Community Center
1500 E. 17th Ave. Columbus, Ohio 43219

FREE Food will be provided by Average Joe's

During our September session our topics will be on Youth Entrepreneurship, Business Management and Business Start-ups. We will hear from two local young enterpreneurs and two successful business owners.

Our event speakers consist of Dejon "DeeJ" White, at the age of 23 he is the owner of CloseBy Roadside Assistance, Madison at the age of 7 year old she is the owner of Madi & Abby's Youth Candle Company, TJ Johson who is the President and IT Executive for Tra'Bian Enterprises and Paul Rockwell who is the owner of Average Joe's and Red Door BBQ.

We will also have local vendor resources with educational and employment opportunities.

For More Information:

Email: info@thinkmakelive.org | Phone: 614-245-5142


10 Month Leadership Program

  • February 2019 - November 2019

  • Opportunity Youth (Ages 16-24 years old)

  • All Genders, Race, Ethnicity, Religions, etc.

A robust, informed, active local coalition of young leaders and youth-serving organizations that uplift their voices and mobilize locally to create community improvement projects of their own design.

Our Mission:

To provide an innovative comprehensive collaborative approach to help reduce the overall number of opportunity youth in Central Ohio who are disconnected from employment and educational services.

Our 2019 Focus Issues:

  • Mental Health

  • Financial Literacy

  • Ending the School to Prison Pipeline

  • Community and Civic Engagement

Our Monthly Sessions:

  • The Columbus CAT will meet monthly starting February 2019.

  • Each monthly session will provide the space for opportunity youth to learn from a community leader or professional.

  • The Columbus CAT will work on community projects, plan youth events and build with one another.

Our 2019 Goal:

Recruit and engage 100 Opportunity Youth (ages 16-24 years old) Columbus CAT members



Benefits to Columbus CAT participants:

  • Help Lead a National Youth-Led Movement

  • Potential Opportunities To Travel

  • Leadership Training

  • Access To Employment Opportunities

  • Civic Engagement Experience

  • Public Speaking Opportunities

  • Professional Experience

  • Serving as a role model in the community

  • Building a personal network and reputation

  • Compensation for Special Projects

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St Stephen's Community House

1500 East 17th Avenue

Columbus, OH 43219

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