FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 24, 2006
Teens asked to shake up city hall
The Youth Advocacy Office (City Manager's Office) is accepting applications from Kansas City, Mo., youth between the ages of 12 and 23 who wish to serve on the Kansas City Youth Commission. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Sept. 15.
The 17 young people who are selected will have the chance to be the official youth voice in the City's decision-making process. Youth commission members will be chosen through a competitive process to advocate for the needs and wants of Kansas City's youth. They also will be called upon to encourage political involvement among their peers.
To download an application, visit www.kcmo.org/youth. The mailing address for completed applications is: Youth Advocacy Office, 414 E. 12th St., 22nd floor, Kansas City, MO 64106.
For more information, contact Melissa Robinson, Youth Advocacy Office (City Manager's Office), (816) 513-1314 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.