The Simi Valley Youth Council encourages all high school students in Simi Valley to attend the 18th Annual Youth Summit, scheduled on Friday, March 22, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Sponsored by the City of Simi Valley’s Youth Council, the American Jewish University Brandeis-Bardin Campus, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, and the Simi Valley Unified School District, this free event is designed to inspire youth to set goals, enhance leadership abilities, and become involved in their community.
The Youth Summit will be held at the American Jewish University Brandeis-Bardin Campus, nestled in the foothills south of Royal Avenue at Tapo Canyon Road. The event includes: an inspirational speaker; interactive workshops; and small group discussions regarding community-wide issues impacting teens. During the catered lunch, attendees will meet local elected leaders, including the Mayor and City Council Members, Simi Valley Unified School District and Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District Board Members, and many other influential community leaders.
Attendance at the event is recognized by the Simi Valley Unified School District as an educational activity and is an excused absence designated as school business. High school students outside the Simi Valley Unified School District are also welcome to attend.
Students interested in attending the Youth Summit are required to submit an application and guardian permission forms in advance. Applications may be submitted online by visiting the City’s website at www.simivalley.org/YouthSummit and selecting Youth Summit Application on or before 5:00 p.m., on Monday, March 4, 2019. Space is limited.
The Simi Valley Youth Council is an advisory board to the City Council on issues that affect the Youth in the community. Community members and youth are encouraged to follow the Youth Council on Instagram @simivalleyyouthcouncil.