Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council announces Teen Town Hall Meeting

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The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council of the City of Donaldsonville (MYAC) invites all Donaldsonville Teenagers (ages 12-18) to their Teen Town Hall Meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the issues affecting the youth in Donaldsonville.

“This is an opportunity for my peers to express any concerns they may have.” said Tamiko Stroud, President of MYAC.

The meeting will be held on Monday, December 22, 2014 (during the teens Christmas break) from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 609 Railroad Avenue, Donaldsonville, Louisiana. In addition to the meeting, MYAC will honor the members of Ascension Catholic and Donaldsonville High Schools ACT 30+ Club.

“I am so excited to be the chairperson of this event. It not only gives us a voice, but also adults who are willing to listen.” said Katilyn Williams, Vice- President of MYAC.

The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council consists of a group of powerful and diverse young leaders committed to making a difference in Donaldsonville. They work on issues important to youth, talk to their peers, families and neighbors about their concerns and take action to address them.

MYAC Commissioners represent high school students in their schools and neighborhoods. They meet with leaders of the community like the Mayor, City Council members, business owners and community groups to advocate for youth. MYAC meetings are open to the public. MYAC’s motto is “Young People Leading the Way to a Better Tomorrow.”

For more information, please contact Tamiko Francis Stroud, Coordinator of MYAC at 225-803-4042.

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