Youth Advisory Commission(YAC)

2014 YAC Application 

Download the 2014 Application here or obtain one in person at one of our customer service locations.  Applications are due by October 1st, 2014. 

Applicants must attend the first YAC meeting of the year on September 16, 2014 at 6:15 pm located at the Marina Community Center at 15301 Wicks Blvd in San Leandro.

Senior Community Center - 13909 East 14th Street San Leandro, CA 94578 
M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Marina Community Center - 15301 Wicks Blvd. San Leandro, CA 94579
M-F 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Sat 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Mission Statement (adopted April 14, 1997)

As a reflection of San Leandro's diversity, the Youth Advisory Commission is dedicated to working with the City Council to promote awareness, safety, and involvement among youth. It is our mission to ensure that youth needs and interests are seriously considered in crucial decisions that affect the entire community. To achieve this, the YAC will serve as a link between the City Council and San Leandro's young people by working to build consensus on contemporary issues of importance and to make sure that this consensus is heard.


Description

The YAC consists of twenty-one members who are appointed by the City Council. The YAC Commission meets at City Hall on the 1st and the 3rd Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. to discuss current local events involving our teens, to plan up-coming youth events, and, or to complete special assignments given to them by the City Council.


Requirements:

  1. Resident of the City of San Leandro
  2. Youth must be in the 9th through 12th grade
  3. Able to commit six to eight hours per month to meetings and project involvement

For any further information please contact customer service at (510) 577-3477.