Project Activities

KEY PROJECT ACTIVITIES

 

SITUATION ASSESSMENT (April to July 2017)

  • Qualitative research with community based youth clubs aimed at identifying enablers and barriers to sustenance of the youth club movement
  • Development of a database of youth clubs  for identifying activity level and supports necessary
  • Consultations with youth, youth-serving and community development organisations towards  developing governance and support structures for youth clubs

 

 

RESTRUCTURING OF THE NATIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL OF JAMAICA (August 2017 to November 2019)

  • Review and ratification of the NYCJ constitution
  • Establishment of the NYCJ as an Act of Parliament
  • Hosting of national and parish youth council elections
  • Provision of capacity building to NYCJ executive members in their administrative and technical responsibilities through the YAPD, MOEYI

 

 

RESTART/ESTABLISHMENT OF YOUTH CLUBS AND STRENGTHENING OF EXISTING YOUTH CLUBS
  • Hosting of community consultations
  • Design and implementation of a youth club sustainability plan for each dormant/defunct club engaged
  • Delivery of youth club training programme through community seminars and online platforms
  • Capacity building to clubs in social entreprise development to improve financial sustainability of youth clubs
  • Provision of Charge UP Grants to 55 youth clubs for supporting youth and community development work
  • Provision of Charge UP Youth Month Grants in November 2017
  • Implementation of social marketing strategy through traditional and social media aimed at increasing youth and community interest in youth clubs