Youth Advisory Council

The Indio Youth Advisory Council is composed of select high school students that reside in the City of Indio. Y.A.C. is in essence the voice of the youth of Indio; they sit alongside City Council Members on the dais, represent the city at various community events and adopted Avenue 46.

YAC is currently accepting applications for the 2022/23 term, you can pick up an application at the Indio Teen Center or email teencenter@indio.org to receive it via email.

Deadline to submit application is June 30, 2022.

YAC Mayor: Victoria Terriquez

YAC Mayor Pro Tem:

YAC Treasurer: Vianca Terriquez

YAC Secretary: Miabella Cancino

YAC Publicist: Lilyana Garcia

YAC Members:  Frida Arriaga, Kailey Cisneros, Stephanie DeJesus, and Daniela Rodriguez. 


Community Involvement

  • Adopted Avenue 46 (2004)
  • American Diabetes Walk (2012)
  • Arbor Day Celebration (2012-2014, 2019)
  • Artisan Studio La Quinta Ambassadors (2010)
  • BOOF Project (2019)
  • City of Indio Art in the Square Participants (2010-2014)
  • City of Indio Art Unveiling (2012, 2013)
  • City of Indio Fourth of July Volunteers (2004-2008)
  • City of Indio Neighborhood Cleanup (2020)
  • City of Indio Old Town Street Fair Volunteers (2006-2008)
  • Coachella Festival Volunteers (2005)
  • CV Christmas Store Volunteers (2010 - 2015, 2018-2019)
  • DRD Princess Party Volunteers (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • FIND Food Bank Walk Against Hunger Participants (2010, 2011)
  • Healthy Communities/ Healthy Youth Conference Participants(2004- 2009)
  • Herbert Hoover Elementary Dr. Seuss Birthday Reading Celebration (2011-2013)
  • Joy In Mobility Event at Paige MS (2012)
  • Participated in Kaboom's South Jackson Park Rebuilding/Mural Art (2010)
  • Participated in PS Tram Road 6K Challenge (2015, 2016)
  • Patriot Ride Volunteers (2015)
  • Purchased a well for safe drinking water in Uganda, Africa (2008)
  • Relay for Life Participants (1998-2011, 2013-2017)
  • Southwest Art Festival Volunteers (2005-2009, 2014- 2018)
  • Tamale Festival Volunteers (1998-2015)
  • The Narrow Door Thanksgiving Volunteers (2010 - 2015, 2017-2018)
  • WE Day (2017, 2019) 

 

YAC Activities Over the Years 

 Picture of Kids holding the big letters H-O-P-E Indio Relay for Life 2017 
 Picture of the City of Indio's Tree Lighting 2014   City of Indio Tree Lighting 2014
 Picture of the YAC Meeting Dr. Sanjay Gupta  YAC Meets Dr. Sanjay Gupta at Desert Town Hall Speaker Series
 Picture of the YAC at the beach 2012   YAC Beach Trip 2012
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