Youth Engagement

Working Group Leaders:

  • Karen Rogalski, Cherry Street Legacy
  • Elizabeth Harris, Glass City Goat Gals


Our Youth Engagement Group has been making great headway in establishing partnerships for services for the youth of Toledo. Check out our Youth Engagement Continuing Efforts page for more!


Key Initiatives Related Groups Responsible Entity Potential Funding Sources Timeframe
Create youth services directory and identify gaps in services < 2 years
Work in partnership with Juvenile Court on building a community centered response to youthful behavior that contributes to the restoration of the community and its relationships < 2 years
Build and landscape first phases of urban farm, continue youth programming
Action Steps:

  • Continue to strengthen customer base
< 2 years
Organize youth action team to facilitate youth services / programming 2-4 years
Raise the profile of urban environmental improvements as part of a comprehensive approach to the rejuvenation of inner city neighborhoods 2-4 years
Develop community programming for neighborhood you that combines job training and job opportunities 2-4 years
Expand services & increase efficiency with youth programming 4+ years
Increased economic development, employees, customer base, volunteers and youth involvement 4+ years