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Chief's Youth Advisory Council

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Purpose: Greater Sudbury Police Service Chief's Youth Advisory Council (CYAC) is a council committed to making a difference for young people in the broader community through their liaison with the Chief and the initiatives they undertake to educate youth and adults on the importance of the youth voice. The membership is comprised of the GSPS Police Chief and/or designate(s) with selected community youth representatives working together to build a connection between Greater Sudbury Police Service and youth of the City of Greater Sudbury at large.

Mandate: Our mandate is to provide information and advice to the office of the Greater Sudbury Police Chief with respect to matters relating to youth within the City of Greater Sudbury as it relates to policing whilst supporting the GSPS's Business Plan.

Responsibilities:

  •        To give input on GSPS Youth Strategy.
  •        To advise on how GSPS can engage young people to find solutions to youth issues.
  •        To bring forward information on issues/barriers to police/youth relations.
  •        To suggest how to recruit future GSPS members to be reflective of the community.
  •        To provide information for GSPS youth webpage.
  •        To organize events to support, and otherwise promote, the "Courage to Stand" message.
  •        To recommend on funding applications through the Greater Sudbury Police Service Chief's Youth Initiative Fund.
  •        To participate if personal time and commitment allows in other GSPS events related to children and youth.
  •        To build and maintain relationships with the youth of Greater Sudbury through social media.