Excited by the prospect of the Alternatives Fair? Think your own community would benefit from having a fair? If you have some clever, creative ideas of your own on how to make a life after high school, then you can plan your own alternatives fair! Below are resources related to the planning of the fair. The manual describes how we planned this fair. It has information on the partnerships we’ve formed, the steps we’ve taken, the timeline we used to plan everything, and other resources like sample press releases. You can adapt this material for your own organization.
Cover for the Alternatives Fair manual
Youth at Counter Recruitment Conference.
The following resources may be useful to teachers and youth attending the Eyes Wide Open exhibit or when preparing to deal with recruiters.