July 10, 2020 - Mayor Tom Henry is seeking applicants for his Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council for the 2020-21 school year.

The Council’s vision is to be a service learning group comprised of youth members. The members provide a voice for the youth of Fort Wayne to local government by engaging their peers, creating innovative solutions, and working on projects. The program also includes panel discussions, guest speakers, and the opportunity to be involved in a special event.

Applications will be accepted through August 6 and are available at https://www.cityoffortwayne.org/myec.html. An applicant must be a city resident and enrolled as a sophomore-senior for the 2020-21 school year.

*All applicants must include a completed application form from the website.

*Interviews will take place in September.

*Space on the council is limited and is a one-year commitment.

Applications may be turned in to the Mayor’s Office, Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St., 4th floor, or emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The City of Fort Wayne is continuing to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic situation and following the best practices put forth by public health authorities such as the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Allen County Department of Health. Those safety guidelines will be implemented during Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council meetings.