The YAC is offered to high school age students (14-17), and enrolled in grades 9 and 10. Special consideration is given to students of color enrolled at Benjamin Franklin HS, Penn Treaty HS and Strawberry Mansion HS. We meet each Wednesday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at Temple Contemporary (2001 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia PA, 19121). If chosen, applicants will participate in a group interview and will be notified of their selection via phone and/or email.
WHAT MAKES A YAC MEMBER1. Teamwork2. The will to listen to one another3. The will and want to respect one another's spaces, identities and possessions4. Active engagement with peers and adult allies throughout the city5. Inquisitive and curious7. The will to start and finish a project
REQUIREMENTS1. Students must have a reliable e-mail address and phone number2. If selected, students must gain approval from a parent/guardian 3. Candidates must be in grades 9 or 10 at a Philadelphia Public and/or Charter School4. Eligible candidates must complete this application in full5. Candidates must be able to meet on Wednesdays each week, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm6. Candidates must be willing to expand their skills as a leader and team player