FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: January 19, 2016
The City of Savannah is now accepting applications for the 2016 Savannah Youth Ambassador Summer Institute. Interested parties should complete the online application at www.savannahga.gov/sya. The application deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2016.
The Savannah Youth Ambassador Program fosters youth leadership and civic engagement through City sponsored training, cultural exploration opportunities, and Make a Difference community impact projects.
SYA is open to all rising 9th – 12th graders that reside within the incorporated city limits of the City of Savannah. Participants will be chosen through a selective application and interview process. Space is limited to 50 participants.
SYA Summer Institute is June 6 – July 22, 2016. Sessions are held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a break during the July 4th holiday week.
Participants completing the SYA Summer Institute receive community service hours. SYA is a no-cost program sponsored by the City of Savannah Department of Community Planning and Development and the Citizen Office.
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