Rockaway Youth Task Force : In Our Own Words

RYTF's leadership recently sat down with our friends at the New York Foundation to discuss what makes for effective community engagement. What draws someone to this work? What skill set do community organizers need in order to succeed?

Sure, strategic thinking, an eye for politics, and the ability to spot strong leaders are necessary, but these skills alone are not sufficient. Watch as Jazmine Outlaw, Silaka Cox, Khaleel Anderson, and Milan Taylor share their stories of how they became community organizers.