Students may apply to join the Human Rights Student Leadership Council by completing THIS APPLICATION
In 2016, The Prince William Human Rights Commission and its partners launched the Human Rights Student Leadership Council (HRSLC) to enrich high school students with knowledge about their human rights, civil rights, and anti-discrimination laws. The program is designed to prepare high school students for leadership roles, while broadening their impact as prospective employees, tenants, and consumers in the community. The Student Leadership Council provides students with an opportunity to work with local government to increase community awareness and ensure the voices of our future leaders are heard.
The HRSLC experience:
Provides knowledge about the history and origin human rights agencies and their mission within the community.
FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF THE STUDENT COUNCIL
The Functions and duties of the student council shall include but not be limited to the following:
FIVE AREAS OF POTENTIAL ENGAGEMENT FOR STUDENT COUNCIL ACTIVITIES
Projects: Implementing human and civil rights projects in the community.
Partnerships: Collaborating with other organizations to raise community awareness about human and civil rights issues.
The recruitment period for the Human Rights Student Leadership Council ends on October 1, 2021 - All applications should be submitted to [email protected] by October 1st.
Student Leadership Council Meetings:
The seven meetings include our orientation, graduation ceremony, Commission presentations, guest speakers, and outreach activity sessions.
For additional questions, please feel free to contact the Human Rights Office at 703.792.4680 or email us at [email protected].
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Prince William County
15941 Donald Curtis Drive, Suite 125
Woodbridge, VA 22191
email: [email protected]