Congressional Youth Advisory Council

The office of Congressman Raul M. Grijalva is excited to launch a Youth Advisory Council (YAC) for young adults of Arizona’s Third Congressional District. The objective of this council will be to foster an environment for these young adults to discuss the most pending issues of our time and collaborate on solutions with a diverse group of peers from their community.

The Youth Advisory Council will be open to all young adults of the Third Congressional District 15 to 20 years of age. Meetings for the council are scheduled to be on the first Monday of every month from 5pm-6:30pm (with the exception of special dates due to holidays) starting October 7th, 2019 and ending May 4th, 2020.

All Applications are due September 27, 2019.

Thank you for your interest in joining Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva’s Youth Advisory Council. To complete your application please submit the attached application and consent form to Carlos Martinez at Carlos.Martinez@mail.house.govand please include the following items:

  • Transcript of current educational institution             
  • Signed Application Form
  • Resume                                                                            
  • Signed Consent Form (English or Spanish)
  • One-page letter of interest for council
  • One letter of recommendation (non-family member)       

ALL Applications must be submitted by 11:59PM on September 27th, 2019. Letters of Recommendation can be emailed by recommender directly to Carlos Martinez. Please be advised that interviews will be conducted.

By submitting your complete application, you agree to attend the 8 scheduled meetings in order to remain in good standing. Meetings for the council are scheduled to be on the first Monday of every month from 5pm-6:30pm (with the exception of special dates due to holidays) starting October 7th, 2019 and ending May 4th, 2020. All Scheduled meeting dates can be found below:

October 7, 2019: Gun Violence/Gun Control

February 3, 2020 Border Issues, Drug Policy and Immigration

November 4, 2019: DACA

March 2, 2020: Healthcare

December 2, 2019: LGBTQ+ Issues

April 6, 2020: Diversity, Inclusion, Racial Issues

January 6, 2020: Opioid Crisis in America

May 4, 2020: Education

If you have any questions, please contact Carlos Martinez at Carlos.Martinez@mail.house.gov or at 520-622-6788

Youth Advisory Council Application (09/11/1903:28 PMET )
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