The CAFE TAC’s latest Focus newsletter explores the idea of having emerging adults participate on the Boards of consumer peer organizations. Generally speaking, most consumer organizations want to grow and thrive, while also making sure that their Board reflects the population that they serve. One way to groom future leaders while building an inclusive organization is to include youth and emerging adults with behavioral health needs on the Boards of Directors of consumer organizations.
The new Focus examines the growing trend of emerging adult Board participation, reviews some of the rules and guidelines for Boards of Directors, and offers some tips on how to include youth and emerging adults. Check it out here!