As the city continues to expand the Mayor’s education and community initiatives designed to provide additional opportunities to our youth and businesses, the fourth and newest component of My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper (MBSK) is the Youth Development Grant program.
An 8-member Youth Development Grant Review Committee, consisting of St. Petersburg residents, participates in the selection process. Committee member terms of service will be staggered in one- and two-year terms. Four members will serve one year until 2020; the remaining four members will serve until 2021. To learn more about the grant review committee, please read the Youth Development Grant Review Committee Goals.
Youth Development Review Committee Members
- Sonja Felton, Vice Chair
- Caprice Johnson
- Dr. David E. Krahl
- Sheena Lewis
- Dr. Kate Pravera
- Dr. LaShawn Proctor-Gomillion
- Reggie Reed, Chair
- Annara Sadiki
Terms expire: February 1, 2019
Interested applicants can apply online at stpete.org/YDGRCapp.
Candidates who choose to apply by mail should forward a cover letter and a resume to:
Mayor Rick Kriseman
c/o Leah McRae, Esq.
RE: Youth Development Grant Committee
P.O. Box 2842
St. Petersburg, FL 33731-2842
All members are appointed to the Committee by the Mayor. Selected applicants must attend a mandatory review committee orientation on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Applications will be accepted until noon on Tuesday, Feb. 19.