2012-2013 SF Youth Commission

Do you have an opinion on how this city makes decisions that affects you and your friends? Join the San Francisco Youth Commission! The application for the 2012-2013 Youth Commission term is now available.

The Youth Commission is responsible for advising the Board of Supervisors and the Mayor on “the effects of legislative policies, needs, assessments, priorities, programs, and budgets concerning the children and youth of San Francisco.”

The Youth Commission also has the duty to provide the Board and the Mayor with “comment and recommendation” on all proposed laws “that primarily affect the children and youth” of San Francisco.

In particular, the Youth Commission is charged with “identifying the unmet needs” of San Francisco’s children and youth through a variety methods.  These include researching existing government and private programs and sources of funding for such programming, holding public forums and cooperating with existing advocacy organizations.

Deadline: April 13, 2012

Application: YC Application

Website: http://www.sfbos.org/index.aspx?page=5585

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