The Pasadena Youth Council (PYC) is the official advisory body for the City of Pasadena that represent the youth of Pasadena. PYC is a sub-body to the Human Services Commission. Goals of the Pasadena Youth Council: · Provide youth with a forum for civic engagement in Pasadena · Advance the vision for youth in accordance with the City’s Policy on Children, Youth and Families · Create opportunities for youth involvement in decision-making in the community on matters affecting youth The Pasadena Youth Council was re-established in November of 2008. The Youth Council meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday’s of the month from 6:30-8:00pm.
Executive CommitteeChair: Shomari Maynard Vice chair: Christian Clark Secretary: Preston Mills Treasurer: Claire Wiley Historian: Samantha Elizarraraz Ambassador: Brandon C. LamarMembers Jizelle Acosta Jordan Brooks Hannah Davich Jalen L. Gray Jordan L. Gray Declan Hindman Bennett Pearson Holden Penaranda Cellia Riley Anthony C. Robles Casey Shatraw Cheyenne Smith Reggie Triplett Jr. Chantrese Wright
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Northwest Ambassador Program The goal of the Northwest Ambassador Program is to promote work experience and job opportunities for youth. This program is only for Pasadena area high school students. They work on different events from being docents to serving senators and helping the community. For more information, please click here. Day One Day One is a nonprofit organization who assists youth with drug and alcohol prevention. Day One trains high school students to become positive role models. Summer Rose (Rewarding Opportunities in Summer Employment) Program The Summer Rose Program takes place during the summer for youth (16-21). Applications are available at the high school counselors John Muir, Blair High School, Marshall Fundamental, and Pasadena High School. The following locations are for non high school students, applications are available; One Step Center, Villa Park, Victory Park, Jackie Robinson Park. For more information, click here. Workforce Investment ACT (WIA) Youth ProgramThe Workforce Investment ACT (WIA) Youth Program is a year round program, providing eligible youth the support, education, and training that will assist in identifying and developing career objectives, while completing a high school education. Neighbors Acting Together Helping All (NATHA) NATHA is a neighborhood association since 1991. NATHA began as a Neighborhood Watch group in the low-income Lincoln Corridor of Northwest Pasadena. The Navarro Avenue Tremont Howard Association quickly outgrew its original charter and boundaries. Its current name keeps the original acronym, but better reflects its mission through two programs, Youth Development and Community Development.
-Reside in Pasadena, CA -Attend a middle school or high school located in Pasadena, CA Click here to download ApplicationTo get involved with the Pasadena Youth Council: -Attend our events -Sit in on a meeting -Contact the program coordinator For more information on the Pasadena Youth Council or to get information on an upcoming meeting please contact Ron Hillary at 626-744-6942 or firstname.lastname@example.org