Commission on the Status of Women Accepting Applications for the 2016-17 Junior Commissioner Project
Published: March 18, 2016
The nationally recognized youth mentorship program of the Commission
on the Status of Women is accepting applications for the 2016-17 Junior
Commissioner Project. Sonoma County residents between the ages of 14 and
18 have until May 1, 2016 to submit their applications. Selected
candidates will be invited to participate in the interview process,
which is slated for late May.
This program has multiple mentorship and development goals, to include:
- Providing youth with the opportunity to participate in advocacy and take an active role in County government
- Creating opportunities for youth to develop communication, facilitation, and presentation skills
- Educating high school-aged youth about issues that impact the lives of women and girls
- Empowering youth to make a positive impact on their communities
The program runs concurrent with the school year, beginning in August
2016 and running through May 2017. Applications in English and Spanish
are available on the Commission's website at www.sococsw.org, or through the Commission office at email@example.com, or by phone (707) 565-2821.