FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Mayor Tom Henry is seeking candidates for his Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council for the 2022-2023 school year.
The Council’s vision is to be a service-learning group of young members.
The City released the following:
Members give Fort Wayne youth a voice in local government by engaging their peers, creating innovative solutions, and working on projects. The program also includes round tables, guest speakers and the possibility of participating in a special event. The recently graduated class of 2021-22 focused on issues such as mental health awareness as well as volunteer support for local nonprofits.
Applications will be accepted until August 22 and are available here. An applicant must be a city resident and enrolled in the second year of high school for the 2022-2023 school year.
*All applicants must include a completed application form on the website.
*Interviews will take place in August and September.
*Space on the board is limited and is a one year commitment.
Applications can be mailed to the following address:
Mayor’s Office, Attn: Karen L. Richards, Mayor’s Council for Youth Engagement, 200 E. Berry Street, 4th Floor, Fort Wayne, IN, 46802
Candidates can also send their application by e-mail to: [email protected]