Our Goals

Youth & Families Commission Goals For 2013 / 2014
(Approved by the commission on May 2, 2013)
  • Community Awareness/Collaboration
    • A. Educate local residents about current social concerns
    • B. Encourage cooperative problem-solving
    • C. Educate community regarding prevention philosophy
  • Community Development
    • A. Assess needs not being met from a community standpoint
    • B. Open the door to assist initial efforts of community support groups and self-help programs available in Dane county
    • C. Promote healthy behaviors collaboratively with local businesses, civic organizations, and schools
  • Positive Youth Development
    • A. Promote and influence peer-helper programs
    • B. Develop youth roles/service in the community
    • C. Promote prevention of youth problems
  • Positive Family Development
    • A. Promote and influence peer helper programs
    • B. Develop family roles/service in the community
    • C. Promote prevention of family problems