Palo Alto Youth Council (PAYC)

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The Palo Alto Youth Council (PAYC) is a collaborative of Palo Alto high school students committed to servicing the needs of the teen community by serving as a voice toward change and action. PAYC keeps cognizant of issues relevant to the teen community and works to develop creative and engaging ways to raise awareness and resolve.

Palo Alto Youth Council (PAYC) at Study Session with City Council

PAYC meets Tuesdays from 5:00pm to 6:00pm at the Mitchell Park Community Center. For questions or more information, please contact

Officers & Members

  • PresidentAlyssa Sales
  • Vice PresidentClaire Cheng
  • Secretary: Divya Ganesan
  • Social Media OfficerSarah Martinson
  • Members: Amber Lim, Anshika Agarwal, Christo Hristov, Daniel Pei, Faisal Ojjeh, Grant Cheng, Jamisen Ma, Jonathan Kao, Max Goetz, Raj Shetty, Sohini Ashoke, Trisha Razdan, Veda Garigipati

Upcoming Events

Finals Study Cram Slam
December 11, 12, 13 | 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Mitchell Park Community Center (Adobe Room)

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Palo Alto Rotary Club Speech Contest
Thursday, January 31, 2019 | 7:00pm
Palo Alto City Hal


Picture of Palo Alto Rotary Club Speech Contest event flyerPicture of Palo Alto Rotary Club Speech Contest event flyer (back side)

If you have any general questions regarding Palo Alto Youth Council, please contact