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2022 Community Conversations

2022 Community Conversations: 

The Community’s voice is essential to Youth Development Oregon’s (YDO) policy priorities and grant funding design, as our mission is to support youth development programs that respond to community needsPlease join us for an upcoming Community Conversation in your local community. To register and be a part of the conversation, please select the event nearest you for event details and registration information.   

Upcoming In-Person Community Conversations:  

Click on event for more details and registration information.

Scroll down to find a Community Conversation near you.  


The Dalles/North Central Oregon … Tuesday Oct 25, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.  
Redmond/Central Oregon … Wednesday Oct 26, 2:30-5 p.m. 
Light refreshments provided

Redmond/Central Oregon Presentation Survey

Pendleton/Greater Eastern Oregon … Tuesday Nov 1, 1:30-4 p.m. 
Ontario/Greater Eastern Oregon… Thursday Nov 3, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.  
East County/Metro … Thursday Nov 10 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.  
Medford/Southern Oregon Tuesday Nov 29, 2:30-5 p.m.  
Light refreshments provided

Medford/Southern Oregon Presentation Survey

Roseburg/Southern Coast Thursday Dec 1, 2022, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. 
Lunch provided

Corvallis/Mid-Valley Presentation Survey

Virtual/Statewide … Mid Dec 2022 (Event details coming soon) 
Event details TBD, zoom link will be added once finalized 

Please contact with questions or requests for ADA or language accommodation 

Select event links below to access PDFs versions of event flyers (Flyer links will be added, after individual event invites are sent about 30 days prior to event)  


To connect our work with communities across Oregon, the Youth Development Division (YDD) and Youth Development Council (YDC) is seeking community input on our 2023-2025 Community Investment budget, process, and priorities. Through this community engagement process, YDD is committed to further aligning our budget, processes, and funding opportunities towards the success of our mission to support Oregon youth and communities statewide.     
Beginning late October 2022  through early December 2022, YDD will be holding 10 In-person Community Conversations throughout the state, followed by a statewide virtual engagement in mid-December 2022. Our goal is to learn and gain insight through locally based conversations with Juvenile Departments, local officials, School Districts, Educational Service Districts (ESDs), and Youth Serving Organizations within the communities.