Mayor Tom Henry is seeking applicants for his Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council for the 2023-2024 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. The recently graduated class from 2022-2023 focused on issues such as mental health awareness as well as providing volunteer support to local nonprofits.
Applications will be accepted through July 21st, 2023. An applicant must be a city resident and enrolled as a high school sophomore-senior for the 2023-2024 school year.
*All applicants must include a completed application form from the website.
*Interviews will take place in August and September.
*Space on the council is limited and is a one-year commitment.
Applications may be mailed to the following address:
Attn: Karen L. Richards, Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council
200 E. Berry Street, 4th Floor
Fort Wayne, IN, 46802
“To engage the youth of Fort Wayne with their community and local government”
The Mayor’s Youth Engagement 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 performing service-learning projects.
“The youth of our community are the future of our city. We must not only provide them with an education and caring environment, but a way to create an atmosphere in which they would like to live.”
Learn more about the Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council here.