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Congressional Youth Advisory Council Application

Congresswoman Veronica Escobar started the Texas’ 16th Congressional District’s Congressional Youth Advisory Council (CYAC) as a leadership opportunity for high school students with an interest in public service and the legislative process. The CYAC offers a unique opportunity for student to learn about the federal government, debate policy, and participate in an interactive experience. The CYAC will work with Congresswoman Veronica Escobar’s office to research topics and bills while collaborating alongside their peers. All students living in the district and in grades 9-12 are eligible to apply.


The Office of Congresswoman Veronica Escobar is currently accepting applications for our 2022-2023 Youth Advisory Council. The application deadline is Friday, September 30th at 5:00 PM.

Program Timeline:

There will be 6 scheduled meetings for the class of 2022-2023 (Dates are TBD and may be subject to change). 

  • October, 2022
  • November, 2022
  • January, 2023
  • February, 20223
  • April, 2023
  • May, 2023

Please fill out the online form below to be considered for the Congressional Youth Advisory Council. The following documents will need to be attached to the form: There is a maximum file upload size of 500KB for all documents combined. If your combined file size is greater than 500KB, please email all documents to cyac.escobar@mail.house.gov.

Questions? Please contact Jazmine Venegas at Jazmine.Venegas@mail.house.gov or call our district office at (915) 541-1400.


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Student Information
Guardian Information
Emergency Contact Information
School Information
Additional Information
Attachments

There is a maximum file upload size of 500KB for all documents combined. If your combined file size is greater than 500KB, please email all documents to cyac.escobar@mail.house.gov instead of attaching them to this online form.








Documents must be the following file types: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt

Macintosh users: Your document must have a file extension. Resave it using your word processor with the appropriate extension from the above list.

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