Get Engaged 2016-17 Cohort

As a partnership between the Mayor’s Office and Accelerator YMCA, the Get Engaged program appoints young adults to eighteen City boards and commissions. Ages 18-29, we bring a new voice to our local government. We were confirmed by Seattle City Council in September 2016, serving a one-year term. The views expressed here are those of the cohort solely, not endorsed by the City of Seattle, its Boards and Commissions, or the YMCA.
Article note: The foreword of this article is a guest contribution from Marlon Herrera, a member of the Get Engaged 2016-17 Cohort, a group of young adults serving on City of Seattle boards and commissions while the attached letter is a co-signed statement from the Get Engaged 2016-17 Cohort. The views expressed...