Florida Youth Commission "Teens Only" Town Hall Meeting

Date: Tue. 9 Apr, 2013 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes

teensonlylogoThe Florida Youth Commission "Teens Only" Town Hall Meeting provides a forum and voice for students from across the state to work together with Florida's Children and Youth Cabinet to address important issues relating to children's services. The 20-member Cabinet, is comprised of government officials, policy makers, children's developmental and advocacy experts, and now a Youth Commission comprised of twelve students selected from a statewide pool of students.


To nominate a middle or high school student to participate on the 12-member Youth Commission, please download our Student Nomination Form. Please read the Nomination Form carefully to ensure students can fulfill all the duties and responsibilities required of them. Completed Student Nomination Forms must be returned by January 11, 2013.


Selected students will attend the "Teens Only" Town Hall Meeting on April 9, 2013, serve a one (1) year term as members of the Youth Commission, and attend local meetings of Florida\'s Children & Youth Cabinet.


The Florida Youth Commission "Teens Only" Town Hall Meeting is free and open to the public. Youth from across the state are encouraged to attend, as there will be an opportunity for audience questions. The event will be filmed for statewide broadcast on The Florida Channel.




For more information about the Florida Youth Commission "Teens Only" Town Hall Meeting please contact Jason Zaborske at 850-251-7274 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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