The Youth Advisory Board will serve to promote youth involvement in local government, increase civic engagement among youth, assist in development of new youth programs, and advise City Council and City Administration on youth and teen issues.
Benefits of Members
Represent fellow youth by recommending programs and solving issues.
Hands-on experience working with public officials like Mayor and City Council.
Opportunity for civic engagement / resume building for college / volunteer hours.
Expand network of friends and other community members.
Develop positive adult/youth relationships.
Minimum 2.5 GPA
Must be a Sterling Heights resident
14-18 years of age
(High school seniors who turn 19 during their last year of high school can remain a member until their term has ended)