In 2008, the Maryland Youth Advisory Council was established through the Maryland General Assembly to ensure that Maryland youth are given the opportunity to provide feedback and recommendations regarding public policies and programs that affect their future and to take a leadership role in creating meaningful change. By providing testimony in Annapolis and policy recommendations, council members have the opportunity to raise their voices and share their experiences with the Governor, State legislature, State agencies, and other youth.
Council members must be 14-22 years of age on September 1, 2015.
Application submissions must include:
- Completed application;
- One letter of recommendation; and
The deadline for applications is July 1, 2015.
Completed applications can be e-mailed or mailed to the following address:
Christina Drushel Williams
Program & Policy Specialist
Governor’s Office for Children
301 West Preston St., Suite 1502
Baltimore, MD 21201