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City seeks teens for youth council

The City of Evanston is seeking applicants for the Evanston Youth Council.

Youth Coordinator Sol Anderson says, "We are seeking dedicated youth of high school age who want to represent the young people of Evanston."

Applicants can apply online.

The youth council gives young people an opportunity to have an active role in addressing issues that affect the youth.

The Youth Council also will strive to foster a working partnership between the Evanston City Council and City Staff by providing a much needed youth voice on all issues of the community.

Additionally, the Youth Council will take on various projects during the year such as organizing a Youth Summit, conducting youth surveys, participating in community service projects, and sponsoring social events for Evanston youth.

Applicants must:

  • Be Evanston residents, or Skokie residents that attend ETHS.
  • Be high school students, ages 14-19
  • Be dedicated to creating positive change in Evanston .
  • Commit to attending the EYC retreat, bi-monthly meetings, and other meetings as deemed necessary.

The application deadline is Friday, Sept. 26.

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