Thriving Educated Youth and Community

The term “thriving, educated youth” focuses on:

  • Education and jobs
  • Public safety
  • Activities for youth

Purpose for thriving, educated youth

To enhance the quality of life for the youth and their families in the West Hill area and to provide for needed human services and resources throughout the community.

Make your voice heard

  1. In each of the three sections below, please select the three projects that you think are the most important and should be done first.
  2. Then, when you’ve read through all of the projects, go back through and select your favorite two out of all of the projects on this page.

We’ll use the valuable feedback that you give us to help drive the campaign forward, and help build Skyway/West Hill.

Education & Employment

Projects identified in previous plans and community discussions include:

 A. Strategic tutoring programs that focus on bilingual students

A. Strategic tutoring programs that focus on bilingual students

 B. Establish music and arts programs for youth

B. Establish music and arts programs for youth

 C. Increase early-education/preschool programs

C. Increase early-education/preschool programs

 D. Create and develop youth job readiness and employment opportunities (summer jobs, internships, etc.)

D. Create and develop youth job readiness and employment opportunities (summer jobs, internships, etc.)

 E. Increase access to college and college preparation opportunities

E. Increase access to college and college preparation opportunities

 F. Other

F. Other

Public Safety

Projects identified in previous plans and community discussions include:

 A. Provide community-based services that are easily accessible to address drug/alcohol issues and anti-gang involvement

A. Provide community-based services that are easily accessible to address drug/alcohol issues and anti-gang involvement

 B. Establish anti-gang activities that also help youth involved with gangs or who are at risk of being in a gang (i.e. youth-violence prevention, help with legal services, etc.)

B. Establish anti-gang activities that also help youth involved with gangs or who are at risk of being in a gang (i.e. youth-violence prevention, help with legal services, etc.)

 C. Establish health care programs for youth with issues related to chemical dependency, mental health, and domestic violence, among others

C. Establish health care programs for youth with issues related to chemical dependency, mental health, and domestic violence, among others

 D. Establish services to help families impacted by loss of jobs or housing, or who are relocating from another community, state, or country, integrate into our community

D. Establish services to help families impacted by loss of jobs or housing, or who are relocating from another community, state, or country, integrate into our community

 E. Increase transportation (pedestrian and motorized) that connects residents across the West Hill area (from east to west)

E. Increase transportation (pedestrian and motorized) that connects residents across the West Hill area (from east to west)

 Other

Other

Activities for Youth

Projects identified in previous plans and community discussions include:

 A. Create affordable recreational opportunities for youth (e.g. sports leagues, camp, etc.)

A. Create affordable recreational opportunities for youth (e.g. sports leagues, camp, etc.)

 B. Establish an annual Skyway West Hill community event in summer to celebrate the diversity of our youth and their families and showcase their activities

B. Establish an annual Skyway West Hill community event in summer to celebrate the diversity of our youth and their families and showcase their activities

 C. Establish multigenerational activities, such as community gardens

C. Establish multigenerational activities, such as community gardens

 D. Organize youth-led activities and specific events that bring youth together

D. Organize youth-led activities and specific events that bring youth together

 E. Establish a community center that provides enrichment activities for youth and their families

E. Establish a community center that provides enrichment activities for youth and their families

 F. Create a Skyway Youth Council to advocate for issues that impact youth

F. Create a Skyway Youth Council to advocate for issues that impact youth

 G. Other

G. Other

Your selections

Please pick two from your list of favorites.


 Strategic tutoring programs that focus on bilingual students


 Establish music and arts programs for youth


 Increase early-education/preschool programs


 Create and develop youth job readiness and employment opportunities (summer jobs, internships, etc.)


 Increase access to college and college preparation opportunities


 User-submitted idea from Education & Employment


 Provide community-based services that are easily accessible to address drug/alcohol issues and anti-gang involvement


 Establish anti-gang activities that also help youth involved with gangs or who are at risk of being in a gang (i.e. youth-violence prevention, help with legal services, etc.)


 Establish health care programs for youth with issues related to chemical dependency, mental health, and domestic violence, among others


 Establish services to help families impacted by loss of jobs or housing, or who are relocating from another community, state, or country, integrate into our community


 Increase transportation (pedestrian and motorized) that connects residents across the West Hill area (from east to west)


 User-submitted idea from Public Safety


 Create affordable recreational opportunities for youth (e.g. sports leagues, camp, etc.)


 Establish an annual Skyway West Hill community event in summer to celebrate the diversity of our youth and their families and showcase their activities


 Establish multigenerational activities, such as community gardens


 Organize youth-led activities and specific events that bring youth together


 Establish a community center that provides enrichment activities for youth and their families


 Create a Skyway Youth Council to advocate for issues that impact youth


 User-submitted idea from Activities for Youth

Important Exit Survey

Please help us help you, by telling us what you think




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How did you first learn about the Skyway West Hill Action Plan (SWAP) process?

 Sign me up for emails about other open houses

How would you like to get involved?


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 Thriving educated youth Healthy connected neighborhoods Sustainable growth Culture and art Equity and social justice Economic prosperity and affordability

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