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Teen Advisory Committee

The Teen Advisory Committee (TAC) is for 6th - 12th grade students who reside in or go to school in the Beverly Hills Unified School District. The TAC holds monthly meetings and plans community outreach, special events, and civic-minded programs throughout the year.

Applications for the TAC open each year in June for the following school year. Appointed members serve from August - June. 



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Join the Beverly Hills Teen Advisory Committee for a special Mayor's Youth Mental Wellness Event

in partnership with Mayor Bosse's Mental Wellness Series.


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Keynote Speakers

Listen to Keynote Speakers from Madhappy.    Madhappy is a fashion and lifestyle brand created in 2017 by co-founders Noah RaffJoshua Sitt, Peiman Raff and Mason Spector, that focuses on creating conversations around mental health through the The Madhappy Podcast which has featured a wide variety of guests, airing over 100 podcasts.

Centered around community uplift, Madhappy attempts to transcend both local and global scales on its way to promoting widespread physical, mental, and spiritual positivity through their chic designs. Online and in-store, the brand makes a conscious effort to promote mental health awareness through the pieces they create and the words they abide by.

The Keynote Speaker portion of the event will be live streamed and can be viewed at or Spectrum Channel 10.


The afternoon also includes mental health and wellness booths offering valuable resources and information. 

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You'll have an opportunity for creative expression through the following Arts & Culture Workshops:

Custom Poems with RENT POET!

Come have a poem written on a vintage manual typewriter based on the topic of your choosing - or try your own hand at the keys! Poet Brian Sonia-Wallace will help you tap into your poetic prowess!  

Sonia-Wallace is a poet and cultural worker interested in themes of intimacy, service, debt, queerness, grief, authorship, memory, and transcendence. He is the West Hollywood City Poet Laureate, an 2021-22 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow, and the author of The Poetry of Strangers: What I Learned Traveling America with a Typewriter. His book chronicles long-term project RENT Poet, which invites the public to share their stories in exchange for poems about them, written in real-time on a vintage typewriter. Brian runs a queer open mic in a trashy gay club and was once quote-tweeted by Bjork. 

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Ceramics Remix

First you smash, then you sculpt! It's called a ceramics remix! Reimagine a second life for an eclectic pottery collection courtesy of reuse gurus Remainders.  

Extra credit for those who bring little-used art supplies to donate to Remainders' Creative Space and Thrift Store for future projects! It's a chance to think sustainably AND creatively! For a list of acceptable donations, visit HERE

Remainders Creative Reuse provides resources to the community and implements local, inclusive artistic opportunities, as a catalyst for positive growth resulting in environmental, social, educational and developmental change, thereby initiating global change one creative experience at a time. 

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Self-Help Graphics

Learn how to stencil and screen-print a poster with your own personal design with the help of iconic East LA-printmaking collective Self Help Graphics

Self Help Graphics & Art fosters the creation and advancement of new art works by Chicana/o and Latinx artists through experimental and innovative printmaking techniques and other visual art forms. Since 1973, the organization has been at the intersection of arts and social justice, providing a home that fosters the creativity and development of local artists. 

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Paint! Draw! Bedazzle!  Let this collective mural art-making experience be your canvas to express yourself + make your mark. Iranian-American artist and designer Parisa Parnian will furnish the palette, paints, and vibe for wherever your imagination takes you. Want to contribute to the soundtrack for the day? Add your favorite songs to this community Spotify playlist in advance! 

Parisa Parnian is an Iranian-American multi-disciplinary visual artist and culinary creative. She uses food, design and performative storytelling to build bridges and connect communities. As a Cultural and Culinary Uplifter, Parisa has been combining her extensive experience in lifestyle design, event curation, food & cultural art installations and private dinner parties to delight the senses and warm the spirit. After a significant career in the NYC and LA fashion industry, Parisa expanded her creative and design reach by launching Savage Muse, a radically inclusive design studio, and Savage Taste, a multi-faceted food, culture + community building hub.

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  • 455 North Rexford Dr
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  • (310) 285-1000
  • Monday-Thursday 7:30AM-5:30PM
  • Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM

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