Who We Are
Civic Life Project, founded by award-winning filmmakers Catherine Tatge and Dominique Lasseur, is a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to empower and advance young adult civic engagement through video storytelling, nurturing Democracy for generations to come.
The Civic Life Project’s flagship program is the Democracy Film Challenge, a national documentary film competition for high-school and college students. The upcoming Challenge, centered on the midterm elections, launches December 1, 2021 and culminates in a film screening of the winning documentary films taking place in September 2022.
This is a volunteer opportunity provided by Civic Life Project. Please note, this is a part time, unpaid, remote volunteer. This opportunity is provided for English Speaking Youth.
Join Civic Life Project’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB) and promote youth voice and active participation in the democratic process through documentary filmmaking! The YAB will play a critical role in supporting the mission of Civic Life Project and participation in the Democracy 2022 Film Challenge.
The YAB is open to high school and college students (between 15 to 25 years of age). It provides students with an opportunity to gain valuable leadership and communication skills, volunteer experience, networking opportunities, exposure, and more.
This is a volunteer remote opportunity. Minimum commitment 5 hours/month (8 hours/month for leadership positions) for a one-year term. The YAB will meet monthly for 1.5 hour meetings starting in January 2022.
Participants must commit to missing no more than three meetings during the year. The YAB will observe holidays.
Application Submissions on January 31, 2022
Applicant Phone Interviews: February 1-11, 2022
First Meeting: Week of February 28, 2022
Benefits of Participation:
To get involved please fill out this Youth Advisory Board Application Form
Who We Are
Civic Life Project, founded by award-winning filmmakers Catherine Tatge and Dominique Lasseur, is a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to empower and advance young adult civic engagement through…