In this lesson, you will learn and check the availability of information about young people in your city or municipality. Take a survey in the network of questions listed in the table below and check the appropriate boxes. In your browser, search for your city or town’s website to find a place dedicated to young people. If you do not find such a place, you can look for this information on the municipal website or call the municipal/city office. Remember that you have the right to receive this information as part of your access to public information. You can also find the information on other youth websites such as youth community centres, youth non-profit organizations, the Municipal Youth Council, etc. Sometimes information on the internet is hidden. You will need the skills to search for information. Here are some tips:
Such a conversation and diagnosis are an introduction to the social action of the Youth Council members. Youth Council members should be “experts” about young people in their communities/towns. They should know and be able to find the basic facts and figures about them.