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Teen Advisory Committee Accepting Applications!

posted Nov 15, 2018, 2:13 PM by Kesha Simmons   [ updated Nov 15, 2018, 2:17 PM ]

LEAPS, a workforce development initiative of Step Forward is looking for youth ages 15 to 18 to participate in a regional Teen Advisory Committee.

THE TEEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TAC) is a youth advisory board to the Leadership Council at Step Forward. Members meet regularly to discuss policy planning and programming in the community concerning local teens. Membership provides a valuable opportunity for teens to participate in the democratic process, interact with City leaders and impact important decisions.

LEAPS is looking for members between the ages of 15 to 18 or in the 10th and 11th grades. Members must reside within LEAPS service area- Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Desoto, & Red River parishes. 
Youth from multicultural backgrounds and experiences, including but not limited to top achievers, non-traditional students (HiSet, GED, homeschool), teen parents, and youth leaders.