Anaheim Youth Advisory Council

What is the Anaheim Youth Advisory Council (AYAC)?

The Anaheim Youth Advisory Council (AYAC) is an advisory body that provides support and advisement to city staff on youth and children’s programs, projects, events, activities, initiatives, priorities, and interests. The AYAC is comprised of 18 Anaheim youth between the ages of 14-17 years of age (or 18 if enrolled in high school or home school); three members from each district in Anaheim.

What is the mission of the AYAC?

The mission of the Anaheim Youth Advisory Council is to engage youth in identifying emerging issues and foster participation in community projects that have a positive impact on the way local government can better serve Anaheim youth. Additionally, the AYAC actively contributes and provides support to citywide programs, projects, events, and activities including Youth in Government Day, and the annual Dia de Los Muertos community event.

What are the requirements to be part of the AYAC?

Three applicants will be selected per council district based off the following criteria:

  • Must be 14-17 years of age, or 18 if enrolled in high school or home school.
  • Must be enrolled in high school or home school.
  • Must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • Must be a resident of the City of Anaheim.
  • Must be able to obtain parent or legal guardian permission to participate
  • Attend monthly meetings between February and November

THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2024 AT 5:00PM
To Apply: CLICK HERE
For questions and concerns, please contact Nathan Bowman at NBowman@anaheim.net or (714)765-5246