WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Rep. August Pfluger has announced the re-launch of the Congressional Youth Advisory Council (CYAC) for high school juniors and seniors in the 11th Congressional District of Texas. This esteemed program offers a unique opportunity for passionate and driven young leaders to engage with government, collaborate with peers, and serve their communities.
The CYAC is designed to empower the next generation of leaders by providing a platform to voice their perspectives on critical issues. Participants will have the chance to interact directly with Congressman August Pfluger, special guests, and senior staff members in up to four interactive virtual meetings. Additionally, CYAC participants will be provided special admittance to the Pfluger Youth Leadership Conference in Spring 2024 (Date TBD).
“I am thrilled to invite motivated high school students to be part of the Congressional Youth Advisory Council,” Pfluger said in a news release. “Our mission is to empower students to speak out and effect positive change in their communities and government. This program aims to foster dialogue, encourage civic engagement, and empower our youth to make a meaningful impact in our communities.”
Key program details:
>> Up to four interactive virtual meetings with Congressman Pfluger and distinguished guests.
>> Participation in the Pfluger Youth Leadership Conference in Spring 2024 (Date TBD).
>> No cost to participants; all materials provided.
>> Possibility of academic or community service credit.
Interested students are encouraged to apply by completing an application at: pfluger.house.gov/services/cyac.htm.
The deadline for submissions is Dec. 15. Applicants must commit to attending a minimum of three meetings, scheduled after school hours, subject to possible changes in the Congressional calendar.
For questions about the program or application, contact Corbette Padilla in the Midland district office at 432-687-2390.