TCE President’s Youth Council is Searching for New Members
The California Endowment and its President and CEO, Robert K. Ross, MD, are looking for young people from California Communities to serve on it’s President’s Youth Council (PYC). The PYC is an inter-generation body of youth and youth workers that provide thought leadership, youth perspective and candid feedback on the California Endowment’s Building Healthy Community campaign and strategies in the pursuit of Health and Justice for All. Selected PYC members will:
- Serve as thought partners in three year terms by providing youth perspective in advancing health equity and health justice campaigns
- Participate in leadership and professional development opportunities to strengthen leader-ship skills to help them be more effective advocates for the communities.
- Access to networking and mentorship opportunities with the President & CEO and the staff of the California Endowment and support the connection of youth with regional, state, and national youth empowerment campaigns for social justice and addressing the needs of youth and their communities.
- Serve as representatives of the youth leadership body of the California Endowment
Do you know of a young person in your community who is passionate about social justice and health equity reform?
We are looking for young people ages 15-21 years of age in California to apply. Young people residing in Del Norte, Sacramento, Oakland, Richmond, Coachella, Salinas, South LA and Long Beach are strongly encouraged to apply. While there are preferences for applications from these areas, application from young people from other areas and neighborhoods are welcome. Also, strongly encouraged to apply – applicants who identify as Native American, Black, South East Asian, Queer and/or Trans youth; applicants who are system involved youth and/or formerly incarcerated, undocumented, and other disenfranchised and rural communities. Up to five (5) new PYC members will be selected and integrated into the current PYC body by late Spring 2019. New PYC Members will serve a three (3) year term ending in 2022.
The deadline for applications is Monday, March 18, 2019 at 5:00 PM PDT. For more information about the PYC and application, please use the following links below or email firstname.lastname@example.org.