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In the late s there were three youth peak bodies across New South Wales: Responds to social and political agendas relating to young people and the youth services sector Provides proactive leadership and advocacy and shape the agenda on issues affecting young people and youth services Collaborates on issues that affect young people and youth workers Promotes a positive profile in the media and the community of young people and youth services Builds capacity for young people to speak out and take action on issues that affect them Enhances the capacity of the youth services sector to provide high quality services Youth Action is currently led by Katie Acheson.
In Katie Acheson was named the second most influential person in the social sector, by the Impact 25 Awards. The resulting report, Agenda for Action,  was widely publicised in state and national media,   influencing the conversation about young people in the political sphere.
In Youth Action was also on the technical advisory committee for the first ever Australian Youth Development Index. This index analysed the state of youth development across the country, and changes since It was part of the Commonwealth Youth Programme initiative to increase focus on youth development through presenting and collecting relevant data and complemented the Commonwealth Youth Development Index.
They particularly highlighted the impact of domestic violence on young people's lives, and the need for 'whole of school' approaches to education about domestic violence. Aside from commenting on their own policy submissions and research, Youth Action is often called upon to comment on topical, youth-related issues.
These issues have included domestic violence, housing affordability, education, countering violent extremismemployment services, drugs and alcohol, health, mental health and welfare. Inin the lead-up to the federal electionYouth Action was part of a wider media push  to encourage young voters to enrol.
In February Youth Action provided comment to national media on the issue of housing affordability for young people.Youth Action.
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Louis County Youth Program in conjunction with local government-City's and School Boards, serving youth participants in 15 high schools within 37 communities in Minnesota. Through service learning projects and other activities, high school students gain leadership skills and civic engagement volunteer experience.
Gender Equity Now YouthActionNet Fellows offer valuable lessons to help speed up the clock on achieving gender equity. Fitzrovia Youth in Action is Camden’s leading youth action charity.
We empower young people to create positive change in their community and in their lives. "The National Alliance for Youth Sports, through their support of research on the issues of youth sports and the creation of programs such as the NAYS Coach Training, has given us a cornerstone onto which we build our program.
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