Mayor seeking applicants for Youth Engagement Council


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News release from the City of Fort Wayne:

Mayor seeking applicants for Youth Engagement Council

(June 16, 2014) – Mayor Tom Henry is seeking applicants for his Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council for the 2014-15 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 July 21 and are available at An applicant must be a city resident and enrolled as a sophomore-senior for the 2014-15 school year.

  • All applicants must include a completed application form from the website.
  • Finalists must take part in an in-person interview. Interviews will take place July-August.
  • Space on the council is limited and is a one-year commitment.

For more information, contact Karen L. Richards at


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