Youth Commission Panel Hosts City, Commission, and College Event
The Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services’ Youth Commission hosted “The 3 C’s: City, Commission, College” event on March 23. The City panel included Councilmember Don Rocha and Youth Outreach Specialist Betty Ramirez. The panelist shared the City’s current initiatives and discussed community issues. The Youth Commission panelist discussed their involvement in youth empowerment and civic engagement. The College panel, consisting of commissioners in their senior year of high school, spoke about their experiences with the college application process and advice on persevering through school. Overall, 80 parents and students gained newfound knowledge on what the City, Youth Commission, and college offer residents. The goal of this event was to bring more awareness of The Youth Commission and share how youth can become involved with their City. For more information, please contact Neil Rufino, PRNS Deputy Director, at (408) 535-3508.