Youth Mayor - 2017/18

Youth May 2017/18 Santino de FreitasSantino de Freitas is the sixth Stevenage Youth Mayor and will formally represent young people of the town in an ambassador role; he will take part in civic events, accompany the Mayor, attend Council meetings and support Stevenage youth council to promote the interests of young people.

Santino is a student at The John Henry Newman School, and is in year 10; during his year as Youth Mayor he would like to help promote health and wellbeing; particularly raising awareness of the increasing number of under-18’s who experience mental health disorders.

As Youth Mayor he will direct the expenditure of a Local Youth Budget of £3,300 to be spent on projects, organisations and groups, applications must have a youth focus and be of benefit to Stevenage young people.

For information on the role of Stevenage Youth Mayor contact Mandy Williams, Community Development Officer on 01438 242193 or 07810 155045 email:

For information on the Local Youth Budget use the following link - Local Community Budgets 

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