DEADLINE EXTENDED! Apply for a seat on the Youth Advisory Board to CYPB

New Orleans high schoolers and young adults (ages 14-24) are invited to apply for a seat on the newly launched Youth Advisory Board to the Children & Youth Planning Board (CYPB).

Give voice to the power of youth.
Be heard on your strengths, expectations & hopes for the future.

Create & lead the Youth Master Plan.
A comprehensive city-wide plan where youth define success, set the standard for outcomes & shape systems change.

Act as an ambassador to the planning of services & programs that impact the children & youth of New Orleans.

— Commitments —

  • Inform, advise, and provide feedback to CYPB’s programming, activities, and direction
  • Serve 1 year on the Youth Advisory Board with the opportunity to recommit to an additional year
  • Attend standing monthly Saturday convenings in a central location, with additional convenings as necessary
  • Transportation & participation stipend provided
  • Community service hours available

Click here to fill out the application form. 


Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. Friday, January 17, 2020.
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