While a primary benefactor of building a more sustainable community is the its youth, engaging this target group may be more easily said than done. However there are communities who have experienced success in this feat – some having utilized innovative ways of doing it – and have found it to be an invaluable endeavor.
More resources for engaging youth in sustainability initiatives:
- The Orton Family Foundation – Engaging Youth in Heart & Soul Community Planning (September 2011)
- National League of Cities – Authentic Youth Civic Engagement: A Guide for Municipal Leaders (July 2010)und it to be an invaluable endeavor.