March 9, 2021MEDIA CONTACT:
REMINDER: Pensacola Youth Council Application Deadline Friday, March 12
The City of Pensacola is launching the Pensacola Youth Council, a new program for area high school students interested in becoming involved in their community, learning the inner workings of local government and sharpening their leaderships skills. Applications for the inaugural program are due Friday, March 12 at 4 p.m.
The Pensacola Youth Council was created to give Pensacola youth an opportunity to participate in the process of city government through a leadership and service-oriented program for young leaders. Due to COVID-19, all Pensacola Youth Council meetings and activities will be virtual during the spring 2021 semester. The initial pilot program will run for nine weeks, from March 22 through May 21.
To be considered for the Pensacola Youth Council, students must meet the following the requirements:
- Be a City of Pensacola resident.
- Be in 11th or 12th grade during the 2020-21 academic school year.
- Submit a complete application by the Friday, March 12 deadline.
The Pensacola Youth Council will consist of 12 members. Selected students must commit to be actively involved in the program. Participation will require after-school, evening and weekend sessions that include, but are not limited to: Pensacola City Council meetings, meetings with the Mayor and designated city staff, educational opportunities and more. Click here to download a program application.
The application is due Friday, March 12 at 4 p.m., and notification of appointment will be made by Friday, March 19. Please email applications and supporting documents to email@example.com
, or mail or hand-deliver to:
City of Pensacola
222 W. Main St.
Pensacola, FL 32502
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