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Des Moines, IA: Des Moines Youth Advisory Board

The Youth Advisory Board serves the Des Moines City Council, providing a voice for youth in city government. The Mission of the City of Des Moines Youth Advisory Board is to improve community through youth involvement. The Des Moines Youth Advisory board is composed of a representative from each high school in the Des Moines Public School District, Des Moines Christian, and Dowling Catholic, as well as three youth from community organizations such as, but not limited to Creative Visions, Making Connections, Grubb YMCA, Greater Des Moines Youth Leadership Institute, Des Moines Public Library, Sister City Commission, and Partners for Economic Progress. In the past years the board has hosted a youth forum, National Youth Day of Service and Recognition, Youth Yellow Pages, the Metrostar youth talent competition, as well as various community service activities. Members have also attend the National League of Cities Conference, received Potential Youth Leadership Training, attended MINK (leadership camp), and held annual retreats.  Click here to learn more.

Publishing Date: 
June 15, 2003