MISSION: The Youth Advisory Council’s mission is to engage in purposeful dialogue to address and educate other youth in the prevention of teen violence that affects our lives.

VISION: To arrive at respectful and healthy relationships that contribute to the overall enjoyment of life as a young person.

We welcome you to download and complete the Youth Advisory Council application here.

YOUTH COUNCIL PROCESS…

  • Accepting applications year round
  • Virtual interview
  • Welcome meeting

PARTICIPATING HIGH SCHOOLS…

  • Alamo Heights
  • BASIS San Antonio
  • Louis D. Brandeis High School
  • Central Catholic
  • Clark High School
  • Earl Warren High School
  • Health Careers High School
  • The International School of the Americas
  • Keystone
  • Lady Bird Johnson High School
  • Lee High School
  • St. Mary’s Hall
  • William Taft High School

YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL WILL…

  • Participate in monthly meetings (virtual for the time being)
  • Engage with each other to address community issues
  • Expose participants to the nonprofit world
  • Gain an understanding of the role our community leaders play
  • Gain an understanding of the court system in domestic violence
  • Gain an understanding of law enforcement in domestic violence

MEETING MONTHS

Meetings start promptly at 10 am

  • Saturday, 19 March 2022
  • Saturday, 23 April 2022
  • Saturday, 21 May 2022

COMMITTEES

  • Development
  • Communications
  • Research
  • Field Research
  • Resources
  • Public Policy

Follow the Youth Advisory Council: on Instagram: @fvpsyac21 and TikTok /Twitter: @fvpsyac

FVPS has been actively combating domestic violence in San Antonio for 45 years, and in 2021 formed the The Youth Advisory Council (YAC). We are excited to work with high school students, the next generation in our community.