youth leadership network members

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

CENTRAL FAIRFAX CHAMBER OF COMMERCE YOUTH COMMITTEE

To provide services that for Youth/Young Adults of the Fairfax City Community with interests in entrepreneurship, business, marketing, volunteer work, or community development.

cfcc.org/youth-committee/

YOUNG ADULTS ADVISORY COUNCIL

To advise the Fairfax County Government, as coordinated through the Fairfax County Department of Economic Initiatives, by contributing young adults' experiences, knowledge, and solutions to County issues.

fairfaxcounty.gov/economic-initiatives/young-adults-advisory-council-yaa

CORE FOUNDATION

The CORE Foundation helps social entrepreneurs identify support for their plans, contributes resources to get them started, helps them market their initiatives, and provides an infrastructure that improves their chance of success.

corefoundation.org

Mental Health and Wellness

CONNERSTRONG FOUNDATION

Bringing awareness to mental health issues and suicide prevention, especially for teens and young adults

connerstrongfoundation.org

jssa healthy minds fairfax

Short-term behavioral health treatment, care coordination services for transition-age youth.

jssa.org/healthymindsfairfax

MEntal Health America

Promoting mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all.

mhanational.org

NAtional association on mental health

Offers support for individuals affected by mental health conditions through support, education and advocacy.

nami-northernvirginia.org

OUR MINDS MATTER

A non-profit organization working toward the day when no teen dies by suicide.

ourmindsmatter.org

ARM & ARM

Providing peer support, mentoring and training for people struggling in Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Maryland.

armandarm.org

child and teen health

BITE ME CANCER

Providing inspiration, support and education awareness for teenagers with all cancers.

bitemecancer.org

Teens with heartsongs

Empowering teens to help children heal.

teenswithheartsongs.org

equity, social justice, & educational empowerment

Asian american lead

Supports low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American youth with educational empowerment, identity development and leadership opportunities.

aalead.org

LEADPEACE

To cultivate youth leaders and peacebuilders by providing them with the necessary skills to set  up their own initiatives. 

leadpeace.org

NATIONAL KOREAN AMERICAN SERVICE & EDUCATION CONSORTIUM

Founded in 1994, the National Korean American Service & Education Consortium’s (NAKASEC) mission is to organize Korean and Asian Americans to achieve social, economic, and racial justice. NAKASEC’s founding organizing values are: Live Right, Live Strong, Know Your Roots, and Live Together.

nakasec.org/

CADCA Youth advisory council

Promoting diversity, youth-adult partnership, advocacy and growth of leadership skills. 

cadca.org


FAIRFAX NAACP

Our mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. And we’ve been doing it since 1909.

fairfaxnaacp.org

STUDENT EQUITY AMABASSADOR LEADERS - SEALS

To amplify student voices and provide an increased understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion through leadership development, projects, and relevant experiences of high school students.  

HUMAN HEALTH

BRAWS

BRAWS provides free menstrual supplies and undergarments to women and girls of all ages throughout VA, who do not have access to critical, basic needs. 

braws.org/

GOVERNMENT & CIVICS

FAIRFAX COUNTY YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

‚ÄčThe Fairfax County Youth Leadership Program is designed to educate and motivate high school students to become engaged citizens and leaders in the community.  Students participate in monthly learning sessions, complete a three-week paid internship in a Fairfax County department, and act as "ambassadors" for the program, speaking to middle school civics classes.

fairfaxcounty.gov/budget/youth-leadership

PHILANTHROPHY, GIVING & volunteering

act FOR ALEXANDRIA

ACT brings the community together to elevate local philanthropic giving and engagement to new heights. We connect donors with causes they are passionate about and collaborate with nonprofits to optimize resources and impact. 

actforalexandria.org

TEENS UNITED

Teens United is a non-profit organization run by Teens who are passionate about serving their local communities in the time of need and crisis. 

linkedin.com/company/teensunited/

KIDS GIVE BACK

Kids Give Back is a nonprofit organization in Northern Virginia that provides volunteer opportunities for kids ages 6-12.  We offer virtual volunteer events, Family Volunteer Days,  Summer Volunteer Camps and more. Every project we complete meets a need in our community. 

kidsgiveback.org

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS MT VERNON COUNCIL #5998

kofc5998.org/youth.html

SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION

FAIRFAX-FALLS CHURCH COMMUNITY SERVICES BOARD YOUTH COUNCIL

The Youth Council works through community initiatives to prevent and/or reduce substance abuse and improve the wellbeing of youth and their families in Fairfax County.

fairfaxcounty.gov/community-services-board/youth-council

LEADPEACE

To cultivate youth leaders and peacebuilders by providing them with the necessary skills to set  up their own initiatives. 

leadpeace.org

FAIRFAX COUNTY PREVENTION COALITION

Fairfax Prevention Coalition (FPC) is a partnership of parents, youth, schools, healthcare providers, government agencies, law enforcement, faith-based organizations, media, nonprofits, businesses, policymakers and volunteers, working together, to combat substance misuse in our community.

fairfaxpreventioncoalition.com/


 

 

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