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Apply For Our National Youth Advisory Board

2024-2025 National Youth Advisory Board and School Advisory Committee

Are you a teen who is passionate about creating safer schools and communities? Will you be in high school next school year? Have you been a part of a SAVE Promise Club for at least a year (middle or high school)? If so, we need you! Apply to serve on the 2024-2025 National Youth Advisory Board!

Creative and energetic students, along with their solution-oriented and supportive adult advisors, are needed to:

  • create new ideas
  • inform youth-led best practices
  • help share Sandy Hook Promise’s programs and awareness weeks
  • plan and attend the annual National SAVE Promise Club Youth Summit

Youth Advisory Board (YAB) members and/or their Adult Advisors (who sit on the School Advisory Committee) will be asked to provide the youth voice necessary to demonstrate Sandy Hook Promise impact and reach. These students and their Adult Advisors should possess a commitment and dedication to protecting the youth in their school and community through preventing violence and self-harm.

This is a competitive application process and the chosen candidates, along with their Adult Advisors, play a key role in informing Sandy Hook Promise’s youth and school engagement, as well as represent Sandy Hook Promise in publications and events.

Learn about the Goals, Qualifications and Expectations of the National Youth Advisory Board and School Advisory Committee.

How to Apply

Applications for the 2024-25 academic year are now being accepted

Important Dates to Remember:

  • 4/1: Initial applications due
  • 4/8 – 4/25: Virtual interviews and follow-up questions for youth applicant and Club advisor
  • 5/1: Selections are made and applicants are notified

Sandy Hook Promise celebrates race, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and strives to ensure its culture, work environment, and programs reflect these values and are responsive to the views and issues of the diverse communities with which we live and work. BIPOC and LGBTQA+ students and educators are encouraged to apply.