Tara Ames & Karisma Antopia – Butte County Youth Advisory Council

Date grant awarded: April 2, 2018

Grantee Name: Tara Ames & Karisma Antopia
Project Name: Butte County Youth Advisory Council
Grant Location: Chico, CA, USA

Funding Partner: Fox

Project Description: The Butte County Youth Advisory Council is a group of young people in Butte County under the age of 25 who have experienced difficult life circumstances such as homelessness, foster care, incarceration, or poverty. The group is focused on bringing positive community interactions to the youth by providing them with leadership opportunities, civic engagement, creative outlets, and partnering with organizations to ensure that the youth voice is included in developing appropriate resources. The Youth Advisory Council empowers youth to find meaningful connections in the community and provides a space for youth to develop self-confidence through positively impacting the North State.