Amplifying the voices of the Roanoke Valley's youth

We seek to empower our youth and equip them with the tools they need to help create a better Roanoke for us all.


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2017-2018 Events

An opportunity for our youth to be involved, informed and engaged with civic and community leaders that value their voice and opinion.

September 9th, 2017
William Fleming High School
6th-12th Grade (& Parents)

Speakers and skills training to empower area youth to get engaged in community issues and become citizens of their community.

November 4th, 2017
CoLab
9th-12th Grade

A storytelling and dialogue event for youth to discuss the topics of diversity, inclusion, and equity in our community.

February 24th, 2018
Colket Center @ Roanoke College
9th-12th Grade

The largest youth-driven volunteer event in the world!

Spring 2018
More details to come...

Youth Voices of the Roanoke Valley is a series of events focused on empowering and enabling the area's youth to be better citizens. This collaborative endeavor aims to provide multiple platforms for youth to engage in vital community conversations about important topics. Each event was developed with a focus on ensuring our community’s future is shaped and informed by youth. While each event is separate, together they represent an attempt to better our community for the foreseeable future.