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Youth Action Team Network

Youth Leadership & Action YAT Network

Youth Leadership and Action is a youth empowerment and substance abuse prevention initiative that trains, supports and encourages Youth Action Teams to become active change agents in their communities. GUIDE, Inc. supports Youth Action Teams through on-going training events, staff support and technical assistance, service opportunities and ideas, and financial support for general operations. In addition, the Youth Leadership and Action program provides training, service, and funding opportunities to external youth groups across the metro Atlanta area.

We have over 30 youth action teams across the state of Georgia. Several are supported through our statewide initiative which include:

  • AVPride (Fayette County)
  • Bartow Youth Action Team (Bartow County)
  • Boys & Girls Club (Pike County)
  • Catoosa Alcohol Prevention Initiative (Catoosa County)
  • CETPA Heroes (Gwinnett County)
  • Clinch County Youth Action Team (Clinch County)
  • Cobb Alcohol Taskforce Youth Council
  • CPACS CAT (Gwinnett County)
  • FACES (Early County)
  • Be the Change (Franklin County)
  • GUIDE Youth Advisory Board
  • Gwinnett NAACP Youth Council (Gwinnett County)
  • HOOKED (Gwinnett County)
  • Lee County Youth Council
  • Mitchell County Youth Action Council
  • Oglethorpe Opportunities (Oglethorpe County)
  • One Mind Leadership Teen Board (Turner County)
  • Parkview High School SAVE/SADD (Gwinnett County)
  • Ray of Hope Girls, Inc. (Liberty County)
  • SEB PRIDE (Bulloch County)
  • Shiloh Middle School Youth Action Team (Gwinnett County)
  • SKWADD (Columbia County)
  • Teen Explosion (Lowndes County)
  • Tri-City Youth Empowerment League (Muscogee County)
  • Wilkes County ORBIT Youth
  • YEAH Club (Washington County)
  • Youth Leadership Barrow (Barrow County)

To learn more about YAT Network program requirements and benefits, or to inquire about becoming a YAT, please contact:

Shannon Veronesi
Director, Youth Leadership & Engagement
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YAT Resources

Please use the YAT Resources link above to access information and resources for our Youth Action Teams.

Please check back often for updated information and resources.