YAAS! Young, Authentic and Social is a transformative arts and culture program, for Young People aged 12-24 living on the Central Coast, with a focus on those with diverse identities and abilities. The program will include events, performance, celebrations and creative workshop activations and including a fortnightly drop-in for 12-17 year olds. Young people engaged in the YAAS! Program will be empowered to explore and express their unique creative identity, develop personal and leadership skills, build community and a sense of belonging, through participation, celebration, volunteering, creative, workshop and performance opportunities that reinforce the transformative impact of empowering young people to explore and express their unique creative identity.