Youth Engagement

Next Steps

The Next Steps is an interactive youth friendly workshop or workshop series used to take the results of McCreary research back to young people across British Columbia. Since the Next Steps workshop model was created in 1998, McCreary has taken research findings back to thousands of youth in communities across BC.

For more information about Next Steps workshops, and to download a do-it-yourself Next Steps toolkit click here.

Youth Advisory and Action Council

The Youth Advisory and Action Council (YAC) is a dedicated and diverse group of volunteers ranging in age from 15-24 who want to make a difference in their communities. Since 1995, the YAC has initiated its own events and projects, participated in McCreary’s various projects as well as activities sponsored by other agencies.

For more information about the YAC click here.

Youth Research Academy

The Youth Research Academy (YRA) is a group of youth aged 16-24 with experience of the government care system. Members of the YRA are trained to conduct research projects of interest to youth in and from government care and the agencies that serve them.

For more information about the YRA click here.