FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2009
Kansas City Youth Commission application deadline extended
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Youth Advocacy Office, a division of the City Manager's Office, has extended the application deadline for the Kansas City Youth Commission to 5 p.m. on April 10. City residents between the ages of 12-23 are eligible to apply.
Youth commission members will be chosen through a competitive process. The 17 young people who are selected will be the official youth voice in the City's decision-making process, and advocate for the needs and wants of the city's youth. Commissioners will be called upon to encourage political involvement among their peers. This is the fifth year of the Kansas City Youth Commission.
To submit or download an application, visit the Youth Advocacy Web site at http://www.kcmo.org/youth. Completed applications also can be sent to: Youth Advocacy Office, 414 E. 12th St., 25th floor, Kansas City, MO 64106.
For more information, contact Thalia Cherry, youth advocate, (816) 513-1378 or firstname.lastname@example.org.