Applications sought for Mayor Tom Henry’s ‘Youth Engagement Council’

Mayor Tom Henry is seeking applicants for his Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council for the 2018-19 school year. The Council’ mission is to be a service learning group that provides a voice for the youth of Fort Wayne to local government by engaging their peers, creating innovative solutions and working on projects. The program also includes panel discussions, guest speakers and the opportunity to be involved in a special event.

Applications will be accepted through Aug. 19 and are available at An applicant must be a city resident and enrolled as a sophomore-senior for the 2018-19 school year. All applicants must include a completed application form from the website, finalists must take part in an in-person interview to take place in September, and space on the council is limited and requires a one-year commitment.

Applications may be turned in to the Mayor’s Office, Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St., 4th floor, or mailed to: Mayor’s Office, Attn: Karen L. Richards, Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St., 4th floor, Fort Wayne, IN 46802.