Returning from their trip to San Antonio to speak at the International Youth Foundation’s Strengthening Youth Opportunity in Rural America conference, the Teen Advisory Committee presented to Step Forward’s Leadership Council about the issues they identified as most pressing to teenagers in Northwest Louisiana.

Bhavani Tivakaran and Robert Lawrence presented on challenges teens are facing in Northwest Louisiana, and the TAC engaged the council in an open conversation about issues and opportunities.

THE NWLA TEEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TAC) is a youth advisory board to the Leadership Council at Step Forward. Members meet regularly to discuss policy planning and programming in the community concerning local teens.