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EPNC Taking Applications for Open Youth Seat




The Echo Park Neighborhood Council has one open youth seat on the Board.

If you are a stakeholder* within the Echo Park Neighborhood Council boundaries and are between 14 and 17 years old by the time of appointment to the board, you qualify for a seat.


  1. Applications are due by JULY 9th 2021.

  2. Applicants interested interested in attending a workshop about serving on the Neighborhood Council should include the Saturdays between June 12-July10 when they would be available to attend between 11-1 (parents / guardians encouraged to attend but not mandatory)

  3. Eligible applicants may be invited to participate in a candidates' forum; family and friends will be welcome to attend.

  4. The Youth Representative is expected to be appointed at the July 27th Echo Park Neighborhood Council General Board Meeting (see calendar for time, Zoom login and agenda).

  5. For additional questions about this seat contact Lauren Buisson, co-chair, EPNC Schools, Libraries and Community Organizations Committee: lauren.buisson.epnc@gmail.com or info@echoparknc.com


This is the application for an open seat position: EPNC Youth Seat Application.


* A "Stakeholder" shall be defined as any individual who either (1) lives, works, or owns real property within the boundaries of the neighborhood council; or (2) Is a Community Interest Stakeholder, defined as an individual who is a member of or participates in a Community Organization within the boundaries of the neighborhood council.


A “Community Organization” is an entity that has continuously maintained a physical street address within the boundaries of the neighborhood council for not less than one year, and that performs ongoing and verifiable activities and operations that confer some benefit on the community within the boundaries of the neighborhood council. A for-profit entity shall not qualify as a Community Organization. Examples of Community Organizations may include Chambers of Commerce, houses of worship or other faith-based organizations, educational institutions, or non-profit organizations."


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