The Ambassador Program is an internship program for currently enrolled college students sponsored by the City of San Antonio. The program launched in summer 2004 through an initiative presented by then-District 7 Councilman Julián Castro.
Christian Zavala, age 12, knows that if you borrow money from a bank, you have to pay it back with interest. Penelope Rodriguez, 13, has learned important information about loans and late fees. “I also know that if you put money in a savings account, you earn interest so that you get more money,” said Penelope, a 7th grader at Mark Twain Middle School.
San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro's Fitness Council, MFC, is looking for committed, enthusiastic youth to serve as advocates for healthy eating and active living in their schools and communities. Student Ambassadors will represent the MFC by promoting and encouraging healthy living at their school campus, at home, and in their communities.
A national health survey released by the Journal of the American Medical Association showed high and unchanged prevalence of obesity for all age groups in the United States except for children between the ages of two and five, among whom obesity rates dropped by 43 percent throughout the past decade. Dr.
SA Youth is accepting applications for high school dropouts, ages 16 to 24, who are interested in enrolling in its YouthBuild program, which offers young adults an opportunity to receive their high school diploma or GED while acquiring workforce training and certification in construction or culinary arts.