Mayor’s Youth Council for High School Students

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The Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC) application for the 2021-2022 program is now available. The Mayor’s Office is looking for passionate high school students from each region in LA interested in civic engagement to join the 2021-2022 MYC classPlease find additional information and the application here.

We are still looking for passionate high school students in the Harbor & Watts area interested in civic engagement to join the 2021-2022 MYC class. Here is a breakdown for each area:

  • One (1)  VACANCY  from Watts 
  • Five (5)  VACANCIES  from Wilmington
  • Two (2)  VACANCIES  from Harbor Gateway/Harbor City, and 
  • Three (3)  VACANCIES  from San Pedro 

What is the Mayor’s Youth Council?

The Mayor’s Youth Council is a dynamic one-year program that gives Los Angeles high school students a voice in City Hall. The Council empowers members with tools, policy knowledge, and leadership training vital to advocating for causes relevant to the youth of our city. 
 
Who should apply to the Council?
All student leaders currently enrolled in a Los Angeles high school are invited to apply! The Council will meet in cohorts based on geographic area.
 
What is the commitment?
Meetings will be held virtually twice a month in the fall (2nd and 4th Wednesday in the evening), with the possibility of meeting in person once a month in the spring (every 3rd Saturday). Dates are subject to change. Meetings will be facilitated by their Area Representative in the Mayor’s Office.
The deadline to apply has been extended to Oct. 1, 2021.mayors-youth-council-image-for-website