Future Leaders is a recommendation from the Birth to 22: United for Brighter Futures Alliance. Future Leaders is responsible for providing input in the design, implementation and communication of an ongoing strategic plan for future community conversations, focus group discussions, interviews, surveys, youth summits. The council is comprised of a diverse local resident of Palm Beach County youth aged 11 to 22 and up to age 24 to cater to young people who are or previously were homeless. The group will seek to engage youth who are court involved, experiencing homelessness, in foster care, racial minorities, have care-giving responsibilities, LGBTQ+, idle/disconnected, undocumented, and special needs. Future Leaders United for Change will bring youth perspectives to Birth to 22 United for Brighter Futures on the following Action Areas:

  1. Economic Access
  2. Parenting and Role Models
  3. Social and Emotional Supports
  4. Educational Supports
  5. Health and Wellness Supports
  6. Removal of Community Stressors and Systemic Barriers

Youth Council Benefits

  • High Level Community Engagement
  • Leadership Enhancement and Placement
  • Youth Activism
  • Reverse Mentoring
  • Board Development

Contact Us

Ike Powell
Senior Program Specialist

50 S Military Trail
 Suite 203
West Palm Beach, FL 33415

Phone: 561-242-5704

Email:  YSD-Future-Leaders@pbcgov.org

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