The Coastal Courier’s new Youth Advisory Board met Monday afternoon for the first time. The board will convene monthly to help the Courier enhance its coverage of youth-related issues. The board will also participate in local community service efforts, and get hands-on experience in the field of journalism, both print media and the Web. Board members pictured on the front row (l-r): Marcus Barrett, Janay Reid and Edwin Velazquez. Back row (l-r): Brittani Ford, Jeremy Fermin, Keon Steele, Clyde Layton, Demetrius Stinson, Brandon Schreihofer and Darius Booker.