Aim and Purpose:
Local Action Group . Leadership through advocacy and social entrepreneurship .
The LAG promotes solutions to social injustice through innovative , youth designed , practical and effective projects. LAG participants are angaged under the mentorship of local YMCA for 2 years that combines training and practical projects to build advocacy and leadership skills . The word “ACTION ‘ provides LAGs with the sense of urgency about their work . Each group identifies an area of social injustice in their community and together, they design an immediate response to complete within 6 months . LAG is build on this foundation of Transformational , Inspirational , Developmental and Environmental .Our motto is ‘Becoming responsible for our world , we seek opportunities to make a positive difference . We know that even one person can bring about change . Watching things happen is not an option . We make things happen “