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Building the Pipeline of Leadership in Walnut Creek

The purpose of the Youth Leadership Commission is to engage the future leaders of Walnut Creek by encouraging youth to take an active leadership role in the community. Commissioners interact with and learn about Walnut Creek local government, complete a policy/service project and provide a youth perspective on issues within the community to the City Council.

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About the Commission

Who is on the Commission?

 High school students (incoming 9th graders to 12th graders) who live in Walnut Creek.

What's the commitment?

Commissioners may serve for two years. 

When does the Commission meet?

The Commission meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month at 6:30 pm at Walnut Creek City Hall-1666 North Main St. Walnut Creek, CA 94596. 

How do I apply?

Students who are interested must complete an application and be interviewed by current Youth Leadership Commissioners and City Staff. Applications are not currently being accepted.


Contact Staff liaison, Carla Hansen, Deputy City Manager, 

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