Elk Grove Teens Encouraged to Apply for Youth Commission | Community
Elk Grove, CA – For nearly four years, the Elk Grove Youth Commission has been tackling issues ranging from substance abuse to cyberbullying, and has contributed to a happier, healthier community for Elk Grove’s young people.
Elk Grove teens have a unique opportunity to get involved with local government by joining the City of Elk Grove Youth Commission. The City is currently accepting applications from teens in Districts 1 and 2.
The City of Elk Grove Youth Commission is responsible for providing recommendations and information to the City Council and the public at large on behalf of the youth in Elk Grove. The goal of the Youth Commission is to promote more youth involvement in leadership, government and the community.
Meetings are held the second Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at Elk Grove City Hall (8400 Laguna Palms Way). The Youth Commission is on break for the summer and will resume regular meetings in the fall.
The Youth Commission is comprised of ten voting members. Applicants must be between 13 and 18 years of age, in grades 7 through 12, and must live or attend school in District 1 or 2.
Applications are due on or before June 20, 2012 at 5 p.m. For more information and the application, visit: www.elkgrovecity.org/council/member-vacancies.asp.
For more information contact Angela Frost, Youth Commission Advisor, at 916-478-2203 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Source: City of Elk Grove