Applicants sought for Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council

News release from the City of Fort Wayne:

Mayor Henry seeking applicants for Youth Engagement Council

(July 11, 2018) – Mayor Tom Henry is seeking applicants for his Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council for the 2018-19 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 19 and are available at

An applicant must be a city resident and enrolled as a sophomore-senior for the 2018-19 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 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 mailed to: Mayor’s Office, Attn: Karen L. Richards, Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry Street, 4th floor, Fort Wayne, IN 46802.

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