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Fort Worth to host statewide youth summit

Posted Jan. 24, 2019

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Students from cities across Texas will visit Fort Worth and learn how to make a positive impact in their communities.

The 19th annual Texas Youth Advisory Commission Summit is coming to Fort Worth.

The summit is a two-day statewide event sponsored by the Texas Municipal League and hosted by the City of Fort Worth, Feb. 23-24 at Tarrant County College Trinity River Campus. This year’s theme is “Beyond All Limits” and will give attendees a chance to interact with professional speakers and peers in a fun and safe environment.

The Youth Advisory Commission Summit is an opportunity for cities, schools and community youth groups to share the experiences of their programs and the positive impact that the programs have had locally. The summit is organized to promote a fun environment for youth and city leaders to learn from and work with each other. Adults and students will leave with a greater appreciation of their own programs and new ideas to move their group forward in coming years.

This event provides excellent networking opportunities with leaders from established youth advisory commissions across the state. This is a chance for commission members to show off their successes from the past year, share their goals for the coming year, hear from inspirational speakers and network with other commissions.

Registration is $50 per attendee (youth or adult) and includes admission to all summit sessions and events, continental breakfasts, lunch and an event T-shirt. Early registration ends Jan. 31. Registrations after this deadline are $75 each and based on availability.

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Residential Board of Adjustment Work Session: 12:30 p.m. Feb. 20, 2019; City Hall, Second Floor, City Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street.
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Fort Worth Professional Fire Fighters Association Collective Bargaining Negotiations: 1 p.m. Feb. 20, 2019; IAFF Local 440 Office, 3855 Tulsa Way.
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Residential Board of Adjustment Public Hearing: 1:30 p.m. Feb. 20, 2019; City Hall, Second Floor, City Councill Chamber, 200 Texas Street.
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Urban Design Commission Work Session: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 21, 2019; City Hall, Second Floor, City Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street.
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Urban Design Commission Public Hearing: 10 a.m. Feb. 21, 2019; City Hall, Second Floor, City Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street.
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Black History Program at Southside Community Center: 11 a.m. Feb. 21, 2019; Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale.

Workforce Delivery Systems Committee: noon Feb. 21, 2019; Board Large Conference Room, 1320 S. Univeristy Drive Suite 600.
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Community Action Partners (CAP) Council: 1:30 p.m. Feb. 21, 2019; Fort Worth City Credit Union, First Floor, Board Room, 2309 Montgomery Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107.
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Black History Program at Hillside Community Center: 6 p.m. Feb. 21, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox.

Property Taxes 101 Workshop: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21, 2019; Northside Community Center, 1100 NW 18th St.

Deferred Compensation Oversight Committee: 9 a.m. Feb. 22, 2019; Fort Worth Credit Union Board Room, 2309 Montgomery Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107.
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Building Standards Commission Pre-Meeting: 9 a.m. Feb. 25, 2019; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
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Building Standards Commission: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 25, 2019; Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
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Trinity Metro Board of Directors Meeting: 3:30 p.m. Feb. 25, 2019; Intermodal Transportation Center, Second Floor Community Room, 1001 Jones Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102.
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