Dayton HRC

Young Ambassador Program

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The City of Dayton Human Relations Council is continuing its Young Ambassador Program for the summer of 2020!

This program is designed for high school students who are interested in community engagement and social justice. Ambassadors represent the office of the Human Relations Council within the City of Dayton. Participants will build leadership skills, give back to the community in a creative way and make new friends. Ambassadors will learn to use professional media equipment and get creative with a media project to share their experience with family, friends and the Greater Dayton community.

What are the dates of the program?

The Program will begin June 1st and end July 27th. Ambassadors will meet once a week on Monday evenings from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Most meetings will be held at the HRC Office at 371 W Second Street. There will be biweekly field trips to local  Some will be held at Dayton Access Television, where participants will engage in workshops to develop media skills.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I have to be a Dayton Public Schools student to apply?

The program is open to all students in the Montgomery County.

Q: I am entering my first year of high school this 2019-2020 academic year. Am I eligible to participate?

Students have completed the eighth grade and are entering their first year of high school are encouraged to participate!

Q: Are there any other eligibility requirements to apply?

Students are required to have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.

If you are applying with less than a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, please write a short essay (250 to 500 words double spaced) as to why you wish to participate in the program.

Q: How can I apply?

You can apply online today using the following link:

Q: Where can I submit the paper application?

You can pick up a paper application and submit it at the Human Relations Council Office at 371 W Second St Dayton, OH 45402.

Q: When are applications due?

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and are due no later than Friday, May 1st, 2019

Q: Is there a fee to participate in the program?

There is a $40 fee to participate in the program.


Contact Maya Smith-Custer at (937) 333-1413 or email at with questions or for more information about the program.

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