Baton Rouge, La. — November 1, 2022 — Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome has opened applications for the 2023 Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council (MYAC). MYAC participants will represent and advocate on behalf of the youth in East Baton Rouge Parish.
Applications are open to all 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students who attend a public, private, or charter school in East Baton Rouge Parish. High schools can have up to two representatives serving on the advisory council.
Applicants will be required to submit a completed application, a student and parent commitment agreement, and a letter of recommendation.
“I am looking forward to engaging with this year’s cohort for the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council as they seek to advocate for their peers for the advancement of our community here in Baton Rouge,” said Mayor Broome. “My council offers our youth an opportunity to engage in our parish’s progress, while allowing my administration to connect with our youngest residents. This connection will help us build a stronger foundation for Baton Rouge’s future.”
The applications will close on Friday, November 11th. Applications can be filled out at myacbr.com/apply.
Selected participants will have regular meetings twice a month and will attend events and activities related to their initiatives and interests. Program activities include parish-wide community service projects, professional development, and more.