Become a PYC Ambassador!
The Pennsylvania Youth Congress is currently accepting applications to become a PYC Ambassador!
Launching in 2019, PYC Ambassadors will be a network of key young LGBTQ advocates across the commonwealth who are established and emerging leaders. PYC Ambassadors will receive powerful tools from PYC and expert trainings to enhance their work at the local, regional, and statewide levels.
-Provide valuable leadership supporting on-the-ground LGBTQ youth advocacy efforts in Pennsylvania
-Network with other young leaders from across the state at PYC events
-Engage in mentorship opportunities in your region
-Represent PYC and be a positive force in your community
-Receive regular updates of organizational activities
-Receive special invitations to events as a representative of PYC, including pride festival events, galas, concerts, social functions, fundraisers, and regional summits
-Waived registration fees for the Pennsylvania Youth Action Conference
How to Apply
PYC Ambassadors participate in three connection points each year for community building, advocacy education, and leadership training. In addition, PYC Ambassadors are to attend the annual Pennsylvania Youth Action Conference each spring. Attendance is required for each of these connection points and the YAC, save for approved extenuating circumstances. Travel logistics and overnight accommodations will be provided to PYC Ambassadors to attend the connection points, and need-based to attend the YAC (if no sponsoring school or organization is available to assist).
The dates for the 2019-2020 PYC Ambassador connection points and the YAC are as follows. By completing the application below, you are committing to having the following dates available to attend:
- November 15-17, 2019 (Western PA)
- January 10-12, 2020 (Harrisburg)
- YAC April 3-5, 2020 (TBA)
- May 29-31, 2020 (Eastern PA)
PYC Ambassadors serve one year terms which begin and conclude each fall, which may be renewed by application. At least two individuals will be selected to represent each of PYC's nine regions. To be eligible to serve as a PYC Ambassador, applicants must reside in Pennsylvania (or if living in Washington, DC, have roots in Pennsylvania) and identify as young advocates (generally between the ages of 15-23).
If you would like more information about PYC Ambassadors, please email us at email@example.com.
You may apply become an inaugural PYC Ambassador by completing the form below. A PYC leader will be in touch with you following your submission.
APPLICATION EXTENSION: PYC Ambassador applications for the 2019-2020 year must be submitted by November 13, 2019 at 11:59pm.