Youth Engagment in Policy (Youth Councils)

Youth Council's Online Toolkit - Intro PowerPoint

This introductory PowerPoint will help new users use the Youth Councils Online Toolkit. For information on how to obtain a username and password, please contact Danielle Evennou at danielle@forumfyi.org.

Publishing Date: 
May 13, 2010

2nd Annual Youth Councils Convening

America's Youth Councils Network, made up of youth councils from across the country, met in Washington, DC on October 25 & 26 to share best practices and gain national attention for youth councils.

Publishing Date: 
November 13, 2009

SAVE THE DATE: Engaging Youth in Policymaking: Lessons from State & Local Youth Councils Briefing

America's Youth Councils Network presents "Engaging Youth in Policymaking: Lessons from State & Local Youth Councils," Monday, October 26,  10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Senate Hart Building, Room 902.

Publishing Date: 
September 29, 2009

Washington: Legislative Youth Advisory Council

This youth council was formed to examine issues of importance to youth, such as: education, employment, strategies to increase youth participation in government, safe environments for youth, substance abuse, emotional and physical health, foster care, poverty, homelessness, and youth access to services.

Publishing Date: 
June 15, 2004

Vermont: Youth Advisory Council

The VTSP Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is made up of one peer elected member from each VTLSP School. The council meets three times per year and each member must commit to two major safety projects in the school year. Sponsored by the Vermont Teen Leadership Safety Program.

Publishing Date: 
June 15, 2004

San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Youth Commission

The San Francisco Youth Commission is a diverse group of 17 young people between the ages of 12 and 23. The youth come from all across the city to serve as the official youth voice at City Hall.

Publishing Date: 
June 15, 2004

North Carolina: State Youth Council

The State Youth Council is comprised of teenagers from local youth councils across North Carolina. SYC provides opportunities for young people to be involved in local projects, participate in government, develop leadership skills, and represent youth in civic activities.  Click here to learn more.

Publishing Date: 
June 15, 2004