Youth Advisory Committee

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Meetings

  • Second Monday of Every Month at 6:30 pm. Various Locations as follows:
    September – Youth Center Conference Room
    October – Springhill Lake Recreation Center Club House
    November – Schrom Hills Park Community Center
    December – Greenbelt Library
    January – Greenbrier Conference Room
    February – Greenbelt Aquatic and Fitness Center Classroom
    March – No official meeting
    April – Springhill Lake Recreation Center Computer Room
    May – Eleanor Roosevelt High School
    June, July, August – Recess
  • Specific meeting details may change. In addition, boards and committees do hold special meetings and hearings as necessary. Please see Meetings Calendar for details about specific meetings.

Agendas & Minutes

The agenda for the upcoming meeting is posted with the listing on the Meetings Calendar

 Minutes are available following approval. Please see the Minutes Archive

Membership

  • Seven young people no older than 18 at time of appointment or reappointment
  • Two adult non-voting members

Purpose

The purpose of the Youth Advisory Committee is to advise the City Council on matters affecting children, youth, and their families.

Mission

The Youth Advisory Committee is dedicated to working with City Council to promote safety, awareness, and involvement among Greenbelt youth and families. It is our mission to ensure that youth needs and interest are seriously considered in crucial decisions that affect the entire community as well as promote teen involvement in Greenbelt through service and positive social leadership.

Liaison

Current Members

arsalan

 
Chair, Arsalan Siddiqui is a senior at Roosevelt. He joined to help ensure that young people in Greenbelt are empowered and have a voice in their government. He is also a member of the National League of Cities Youth Delegate Committee. There he plans and heads workshops at the conferences. He also will be serving as a Youth Delegate for Prince George's County in Annapolis. Arsalan is part of the varsity Tennis team and loves to read the newspaper.

 

Findley
Vice Chair, Findley Holland is a Sophomore at ERHS and is one of the newer members of the committee. Findley joined YAC in order to give a voice to people who don't have one, such as gay and transgender people. Outside of school and YAC, Findley works at the New Deal Café and is in theatre, in front and behind stage, all around Greenbelt. Findley moved to Greenbelt in 2015 and cant wait to change the future of the youth in Greenbelt.

 

Honora

Secretary, Honora Hammett is a senior at Roosevelt. She joined the committee in early 2014 because she wanted to give youths a voice and to advance the community between Greenbelt and its youths. Outside of school, Honora is part of the cross-country team at ERHS and she is a French tutor in her spare time.