NYC Youth Leadership Councils:

Description:

Youth Leadership Councils (YLCs) was established through an effort by NYC Service to develop future leaders and create a culture of youth voice in our city. YLCs are groups of trained young people between ages 14-21 and in high school, who work with adult leaders on a defined area of policy, practices and/or advocacy service to impact individuals and communities with a focus on youth. After all, who can be better at creating effective policies for youth than young people themselves?

Are you a high school student who wants to make your voice count?  Fill out an application here.

Youth Council Member Benefits:

  • Make changes in Policy

  • Create a Culture of Youth Voice

  • Personal and Professional Skill Development

  • College and Career Readiness

  • Network with City leaders

  • Resume Builder

  • Develop References

  • Advocate for Your Community

  • Make New Friends

  • Earn Community Service Hours

  • Pursue Your Passion

  • Gain Leadership Experience 

  • Join a Community of Citywide Youth Leaders

  • Receive a Certificate of Achievement Signed by the Mayor

How To Apply:

The application is currently open; please submit an application here.

Want to prepare your answers before you start the application? Click here

Please refer here for host site descriptions.   

Contact: 

 

If you have any questions, you may contact:

Roselande Louis, Youth Leadership Council Coordinator-Community Based Organization Liaison (e) RLouis@cityhall.nyc.gov or

Kayla Vialva, Youth Leadership Council Coordinator-School and City Agency Liaison (e) KVialva @cityhall.nyc.gov