Youth Council Applications Open! NYC Commission on Human Rights Youth for Equity & Solidarity Council

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Dear Community Partner, 

Applications for the NYC Commission on Human Rights Youth for Equity and Solidarity Council is now open until Monday, August 15th for youth ages 13-21!

The  Youth for Equity and Solidarity Council is the NYC Commission on Human Rights’ council of young leaders who advise the Commission on how to expand our engagement with young people. The youth council will help guide our youth programming and events by providing feedback on workshops and trainings, informing us of issues and incidents related to bias and discrimination, and planning youth related events. Commission staff will support youth council members with trainings and other opportunities that will build their advocacy and organizing skills using a human rights framework.

Our YES Council led in organizing roundtables, panel discussion, and survey projects on issues surrounding race, gender, immigration, education and policing.

If you know youth ages 13-21 that would be interested in joining our YES Council, please share the application link below and have them apply by Monday, August 15th, 2021:

YES Council 2022-2023 Application

Widad Hassan   

Muslim Arab South Asian (MASA) Lead Advisor

New York City Commission on Human Rights

22 Reade Street, 2nd Floor | Manhattan, 10007

t: 212-416-0289 | m: 646-648-3493 | f: 347-788-4786 |