BEYOND THE BELL MILWAUKEE
Advancing the coordination and quality of programs and services for youth in Milwaukee.
Sign our Petition around Youth Investment !
With the support of BTB's Policy Working Group, we have created a petition around investment in youth development. We are calling on city leaders to act now, on behalf of children and youth in our city with an immediate investment of $30 million dollars of ARPA funding. We invite Milwaukee youth, other residents, youth development providers, and community leaders to join us in this advocacy campaign. Read & sign the full petition request here.
the BTB Resource Guide website is live!
With the support of over 50 different organizations we have created the resource guide that our city needs! It is filled with programs, jobs/internships for young people, and events that are happening around our city!
BTB Releases Core Competencies for Youth Development Practitioners
A year in the making, this guide provides a set of competencies--or knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to youth development work--for youth development professionals. The guide also includes a Self-Assessment Tool for staff to measure their own knowledge and skills in the areas of: health, program design, program activities, professionalism, community engagement, and sustainability. Download the guide.
GET INVOLVED WITH BEYOND THE BELL
Beyond the Bell supports agencies that are committed to providing quality programs for youth. We encourage you to give your time, talent or financial contribution to support the work of Milwaukee's youth-serving agencies. Learn more about our partners.
Beyond the Bell is led by a coalition of youth-serving agency providers, youth and allies. If you would like to serve on a working group, sign up for the issue area(s) that are of interest to you and we'll get in touch with details on upcoming meetings and projects.
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