Mayor's Youth Council

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The Mayor's Youth Council is made up of 9th-12th grade students who are city residents. The council members serve a 1-year term from October to May.

Council members work to broaden the scope of youth leadership in City government by:

  • Discussing policy issues that affect them with the Mayor, City Commission and staff
  • Gather input from area youth
  • Promote awareness of the strengths and abilities of youth
  • Coordinate with other local and national organizations

To be considered for the Mayor's Youth Council, make sure these apply to you:

  • Live in Grand Rapids
  • Enrolled in the 9th - 12th grade (any high school is eligible)

Are you or someone you know interested? Apply online!

Apply to become a Mayor's Youth Council member