The Youth Diplomats program is currently accepting applications for students in grades 8-11 who are curious about global affairs.

The Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council Youth Diplomats is a year-long program to equip and empower teens in Northwest Florida to be active global citizens. It meets once a month to explore topics in global affairs and diplomacy.

Members will build cross-cultural communication skills in the process, discover college and career options, network with global experts, and do service projects alongside international visitors. For more information and an application visit Applications are due April 15.