AGO Youth Council

The Office of Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell is excited to announce that applications are now open for the AGO Youth Council. This is a unique opportunity for young people to connect with state government, learn about the Attorney General’s Office and meet Attorney General Campbell.

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Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell believes that every voice matters. As Attorney General, she seeks out the wisdom and perspective of young people to inform her leadership on issues including bias and discrimination, mental health, school safety, environmental justice and government accountability.  

The new AGO Youth Council will serve as a catalyst for youth engagement, representation, and inclusion. Selected by application, the Council Members will convene regularly to learn about critical issues, build skills as leaders and advocates, and provide counsel to the Attorney General and her staff. This is a unique opportunity for young people to advise the Attorney General, engage with the policies and processes of state government, and learn about the Attorney General’s Office.

The council will meet 12 times between September 2024 and May 2025. Some meetings will be in person, and all will have a virtual option.  

Applications must include: 

  • Full Name 
  • Email 
  • Date of Birth
  • City/Town of Residency 

Eligibility:  

  1. Massachusetts residency AND  
  2. 14-19 years old OR 
  3. Enrolled at a high school in Massachusetts for September 2024

If applicant is under 18, a guardian’s name, email, and phone number will be required.

Applications are due by June 23, 2024, at 11:59pm.

Questions about the Youth Council or application process may be directed at Community Engagement Coordinator Nia Johnson at Nia.johnson2@mass.gov

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