The Stowe, Vermont community is currently working towards becoming a QYD Community™. This all-youth steering committee was the project's fourth, and began operation in 2021. Today, the steering committee is swiftly working towards documenting their final few benchmarks for one-star certification.
Funding by the community in support of youth programs.
“Youth Are Welcome!” posters displayed by downtown businesses.
Youth access to social services and resources outside of a school setting.
Effective recruitment of young people for local community-wide committees.
Creation of internship/employment opportunities for youth in local government and businesses.