You are here

    Home » City Council/City Manager » City Council » Mayor's Youth Council

    Mayor's Youth Council

     


    Our Mission

    The mission of the Mayor’s Youth Council is to explore and communicate the needs, problems, and issues affecting youth in the City of Lynchburg regardless of race, gender, or socio-economic level.

    Our Purpose

    • To investigate needs, problems, and issues affecting youth.
    • To provide a forum through which youth may express ideas, needs, and suggestions.
    • To make recommendations for and assist in, studies/surveys regarding youth services.
    • To serve as a liaison to the Mayor, City Council, City Administration, and the City’s youth.

    Check out some of OUR PAST ACTIVITIES!

    JOIN THE MAYOR'S YOUTH COUNCIL!

    Qualifications:

    • Be a high school student in grades 9 through 11. (Seniors must have been a member of council the preceding year.)
    • Have an interest in representing youth and in developing leadership qualities.
    • Be able to attend a day retreat, monthly meetings, and various scheduled activities throughout the year.
    • Have parental awareness, consent, and support.

    Responsibilities:

    • Attend at least one City Council meeting during the year as well as attend the State of the City Address.
    • Promote the Mayor’s Youth Council in schools and community.
    • Work to raise the consciousness of youth issues in the Lynchburg community.
    • Participate in youth awareness and fundraising activities.

    To apply for the Mayor's Youth Council, please download and print the APPLICATION and return by fax or mail to:

    Youth and Prevention Services
    99 Ninth Street
    Lynchburg, VA 24504
     (434) 847-1785
     Email Us
    No votes yet