What is Youth United?
Youth United is a youth-led volunteer program that mobilizes youth ages 5-25 in Habitat for Humanity’s mission of eliminating poverty housing. Habitat for Humanity affiliates engage community youth through Youth United with education, advocacy, fundraising and building. Youth United creates a sustainable volunteer base through development of youth leaders who are advocates of decent, affordable housing.
The four tenants of Youth United
• Foster teamwork among diverse groups of youth.
• Educate youth about Habitat’s mission through service, advocacy, fundraising and building.
• Encourage collaboration among Youth United members, the affiliate and local community.
• Develop youth leadership through their actions and initiatives.
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