SCOPE board member shares Harwood community conversation experience

GUEST POST: HARWOOD INSTITUTE PRINCIPLES ELEVATE TEEN VOICES IN SARASOTA COUNTY
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Editor’s Note: Emily Caldwell, a junior at Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School, is a board member of SCOPE, Sarasota County’s community engagement organization. Emily recently participated in a community conversation that used Harwood Institute principles to spur engagement. 

“We have a voice, too!” Teens in Sarasota County made this known to the SCOPE Community Data Initiative team. At 9:30 am on a Saturday, a group of chatty and energetic diverse teens were all gathered (thanks to Community Youth Development) to create their own community conversation.

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