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Mayor Henry accepting applicants for Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council 2018-2019

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry is now accepting applications for his Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council for the 2018-2019 school year.

Comprised of youth members, the council’s vision is to be a service learning group that provides 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 are being accepted now through August 19 and are available at cityoffortwayne.org/myec.html. Applications can be turned in or mailed to the Mayor’s Office:

Karen L. Richards
Citizens Square
200 E. Berry Street, 4th floor
Fort Wayne, IN

To be considered, applicants must:

  • Be a Fort Wayne resident
  • Enrolled as a sophomore-senior for the 2018-2019 school year
  • Include a completed application form from the website

Finalists must take part in an in-person interview, which will take place in September.

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

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