The Youth Commission meets on the second or third Wednesday of each month, from 5-6:30. Our meeting dates for the rest of the year are as follows:
Wednesday, March 13th – Room 211, Newton City Hall, 5-6:30pm
Wednesday, April 10th – Room 211, Newton City Hall, 5-6:30pm
Wednesday, May 15th – Room 211, Newton City Hall, 5-6:30pm
Wednesday, June 12th – Room 211, Newton City
If you are interested in joining us as a Youth Commissioner, Youth Advisory Board Member, or Adult Advisor, please contact Quinn Etchie, the Youth Services Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. We have several positions available and are always looking for new, engaged people to join!
The Newton Youth Commission is a volunteer body of adults and high school students working together to empower youth. Students in grades 9-12 are eligible to act as commissioner or youth advisor. Adults in the community are encouraged to apply to participate as advisors as well.
This yearl, the Newton Youth Commission is working to survey Newton teens regarding their mental health and stress in and out of school and to determine the ways in which they cope with stress in those situations.
If you are a teen looking for some helpful resources for stress management or are looking for support dealing with stress, anxiety, or depression, here are some helpful resources:
(Great for sleep, short guided meditations, and more!)
Additionally, your guidance counselors, social workers, and teachers at school are fantastic resources!
Director of Youth Services
Health and Human Services Department
1000 Commonwealth Ave, Newton, MA 02459