Student Leaders Gather to Tackle Local Issues Across Eurobodalla and Bega Valley

Student leaders from around Eurobodalla and Bega Valley have gathered to attend the inaugural Regional Development Australia Far South Coast Youth Leadership Forum.

11 students from more than 6 schools attended the day to share ideas and work together on solutions to local social and environmental problems. Avalon Bourne from Sonder Youth who helped facilitate the program said focus was on, “entrepreneurial mindset and providing skills around problem-solving, communication, resilience, confidence – all the things that help young people stand up and make a difference.”

The program resulted in three actionable ideas that students can now take back to their own schools. “It has been great to hear how everyone wants to change something and make a difference and how similar our ideas are,” Said one student from Bega High School.

Read the full original article published by About Regional HERE.

Photo credit: Sonder Youth as appeared in About Regional.