What we're about
Building Empowered Youth Obtaining Uniqueness!!! Or BE YOU!!! Is a peer support group designed to help young adults ages 18-24 with disabilities build upon their independence and connect to peers sharing similar experiences. BE YOU focuses on building leadership skills, advocacy skills, social skills and independent living skills through educational and social outings to enhance personal growth.
General Etiquette: Please respect others regardless of race, disability, age, religion, ethnicity, sex, or economic status in a respectful and professional manner. You have the right to express your opinion, satisfaction, or dissatisfaction while attending this group. While participating in the group it’s important to have a way of letting others know if you have a conflict or are unhappy with an event. If you are having a problem please contact organizer via email or telephone. If you have questions or concerns regarding the group’s upcoming events, policies, or membership, please contact organizer. All information and consent given is kept confidential.
Attendance Policy: BE YOU respects each person’s ability to attend events at their convenience. However, BE YOU is an active group, and works hard to engage and encourage their members to be ACTIVE participants. Members who are inactive for 90 days will be removed from the group by organizer but can rejoin after membership is reapproved.
RSVP/ Events: Please RSVP for all events you wish to attend. If you are unable to attend event, please update your RSVP within 24 hours of the scheduled event.
Communication: By signing up as a member you are allowing the organizer to contact you via email to update you on any meet up events you have RSVP to. This is to ensure BE YOU members receive notification of cancellations, or venue changes. If you need to contact organizer (706)438-8558.