Media Inquiry Form
Point of Contact: Lindsey Butler, Director of Communications (
BRIDGES unites and inspires diverse young people to become confident and courageous leaders committed to community transformation. To that end, we view our role as one of supporting, amplifying and uplifting the voices of youth in decision-making, civic engagement and community action.
Point of contact email address and phone number:
The name of your organization, event or project:
Do you want to speak with a staff member about the BRIDGES organization or with a youth leader about a teen-designed project?
If you want to speak with a BRIDGES staff member, you can skip all following questions and submit your request. If you want to speak to a youth leader, please continue filling out the rest of this form.
BRIDGES staff member
What is the date of your event?
If you do not have a specific date, please leave this blank. You can provide a more general timeline below.
How many youth participants are needed?
Please tell us a little bit about the topic you would like to discuss with youth:
If you are requesting youth voice for an interview or public comment, please submit your questions in advance:
We will share your questions with youth leaders when we contact them for interview availability.
If you would like youth to be present at your event, please tell us a little bit about logistics, such as transportation needs, prep time for youth, compensation for participants, etc.
If you did not have a specific date to submit at the top of the form, this is a great place to share your general timeline.
If you are interested in speaking with specific youth leadership groups, please check all that apply:
BRIDGES Youth Advisory Board -- a small group of Bridge Builders which functions much like our Board of Directors, providing insight, sharing decision-making and increasing youth voice within our organization as a whole
Bridge Builders CHANGE Organizer Fellows -- Bridge Builders engaged in a year-long fellowship in which they research, design and implement their own community-wide campaigns to advance social justice
Bridge Builders COLLABORATE Leadership Council -- Bridge Builders who contribute to COLLABORATE program design and development, recruitment, event planning and activity facilitation
Shelby County Youth Council -- a diverse group of high school students selected from every district across Shelby County who work in partnership with the Shelby County Mayor's Office and Board of Commissioners to ensure youth voice is represented in making decisions that affect young people in our community
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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