MYAC to hold 2012 Youth Summit April 28
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The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) will host their annual summit for area high school-aged youth from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, April 28, at Heartland Community Church, 1280 S. Alpine Road. The summit will provide an opportunity for attendees to learn how to affect positive change for themselves, their families and their community. This year’s theme is “Success^You” (Success to the Power of You) with a focus on empowerment for one’s self and for the community.
Breakfast and lunch will be provided by radio station Power 106.3 There will also be entertainment, raffle prizes, T-shirts and other giveaways. Mayor Lawrence Morrissey and other community leaders will be available for questions and discussion. The summit is free and open to all high school-aged area youth. Those planning to attend must register by calling (815) 962-6624.
MYAC is comprised of area high school-aged youth committed to civic engagement who advise Mayor Morrissey of emerging issues facing area youth and plan related projects and opportunities for leadership development and community involvement. MYAC is funded by City of Rockford Human Services Department, Community Services Block Grant, and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
Posted April 25, 2012
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