Youth Action Committee (YAC)

The Positive Space Network 2SLGBTQ+ Youth Action Committee (YAC) is a youth-driven leadership committee made up of 2SLGBTQ+ identified and allied youth ages 12-24 from across Halton Region.

What does the Positive Space Network Youth Action Committee do?

  • YAC members are responsible for helping plan Halton Pride Week, which takes place June every year
  • YAC members help vision and plan future 2SLGBTQ+ youth programs
  • YAC members represent 2SLGBTQ+ youth voices on various projects happening throughout Halton Region

What will I get out of being part of the YAC?

  • Opportunities to make friends and find community with other 2SLGTBQ+ identified and allied youth
  • Volunteer opportunities, work experience, and/or high school volunteer hours
  • Opportunities to develop tons of facilitation, mentorship, team work, leadership, communication skills
  • Opportunities to find out about local resources and meet people from other youth services in Halton

What are your responsibilities as a YAC member?

  • Attend meetings twice a month from November to June
  • Attend a weekend of training and team building in November – where you will learn about 2SLGBTQ+ identities, anti-oppression, leadership, and get to know other YAC members!
  • Help contribute to events and spread the news

Please note we will be closing the application for YAC 2020/21 on September 30th 2020.