Adult Ally Training: How to Engage With Youth on Boards/Commissions

*Note: Training repeats itself so it is actually only 1 Hour and 12 Min’s long.

A training from Tuesday Nov. 1st, 2011 at the Board of Supervisors Chambers 400 County Center in Redwood City held by StarVista’s Youth Development Initiative – San Mateo County Youth Commission Program Coordinator Seren Pendleton-Knoll.

The training opens with remarks from Supervisor Carole Groom, goes over various approaches to working with youth, common issues that arise with youth on Boards and Commissions, and closes with words from First 5 Staff member and Adult Ally Emily Roberts and the Youth Commissioners Jackie Cortez and Sylvia Chen.

The PowerPoint Presentation that accompanies this training is available here.


On June 7, 2011 several youth presented to the Board of Supervisors.

Please click here to view their presentation on the San Mateo County Youth Commission.