Youth Advisory Council
The M-NCPPC Youth Advisory Council (YAC) in Prince George’s County is established through the Department of Parks and Recreation. The YAC gives youth in Prince George’s County meaningful leadership experiences designed to make programs more youth-driven, and promote youth engagement and higher attendance at facilities and special events.
The YAC is comprised of 20 high school-age youth living in the County. YAC offers priceless opportunities for teens to have an active and formal leadership role and voice in the County, as well as in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s administration, plans, programs, activities, policies, and decision-making process.
With the benefit of YAC’s feedback, effective advocacy, advice and recommendations, the Department and County are better able to meet the specific needs of the youth in Prince George’s County, which is the paramount objective of the YAC. YAC members initiate, develop and implement community service projects and special events throughout the school year, including fun, sociable, and safe teen events.
As a member of YAC, you can expect to receive many rewards and benefits, including:
If you would like to be an official voice for the youth of Prince George’s County, please fill out the application online.
Contact Brodrick Clarke at 301-832-7093, or e-mail Brodrick.Clarke@pgparks.com.