Chester Youth Collaborative Youth Council Visits Harrisburg Legislators
Chester Youth Collaborative representatives gather on the steps of the
state capitol building.
On Oct. 18th, the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) hosted groups from around the state at its “Afterschool Advocacy Day” festivities in Harrisburg. The Chester Youth Collaborative sent a delegation of eight members of its Youth Council and three staff members staff to meet with State Representative Thaddeus Kirkland and State Senator Dominic Pileggi to highlight some of the work that the youth council and CYC network members are doing to make a difference for older youth in Chester in the non-school hours.
The day ended with a rally at in the Capitol Building to highlight the proven positive outcomes that quality programs have had for Pennsylvania’s youth. To learn more about PSAYDN’s efforts, visit http://www.psaydn.org. To learn more about the Chester Youth Collaborative and its Youth Council, call (610) 497-7422.