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Our Community’s Children will be accepting applications for the 2014 – 2015 Mayor’s Youth Council. 9th – 12th-grade Grand Rapids residents urged to apply. Monthly meetings with the Mayor, field trips, community service projects and more! Applications will go online in late July.
As a response to numerous tragedies involving gun violence in Grand Rapids and recent debates about Michigan’s Open Carry Law, the Grand Rapids Mayor’s Youth Council developed an online survey to gather opinions from their peers about these issues. The results from this survey along with recommendations were released to the public by 2012 – […]
WE DID IT! OCC Program Coordinator Shannon and Lynn, OCC Executive Director, ran the Fifth Third 5K on Saturday, May 11, 2013. Thank you for helping us raise over $3,500 for our youth programs! If you didn’t get a chance to participate in the Give Me 5 Campaign, there’s still time. You can give - 5 $1s, […]
KidSpeak 2013: Education = . . . Friday, April 26, 2013 City Hall – City Commission Chambers School aged youth and teens let their voices be heard in front of legislators, community leaders and school officials about what education means to them at KidSpeak 2013: Education = . . . . Young people were asked to […]
Please check back in late July 2014 to download an application for the Grand Rapids Mayor’s Youth Council. Students must live within one of the city’s 3 wards and be enrolled in the 9th through 12th grade; no exceptions will be made. Grand Rapids Public School students are strongly encouraged to apply.
2013 – 2014 Mayor’s Youth Council Diego Garcia – Innovation Central High School Kyle Kanady – Union High School Sarah Kramer – City High School Fernanda Muñoz – Union High School Schipper Nguyen - City High School Oscar Robles Union High School Yuliana Alcauter – Union High School Robert Arrington – Innovation Central High […]
The Mayor’s Youth Council is comprised of students in the 9th -12th grade who are city residents. The Council members serve a one year term from October to May. Council Members broaden the scope of youth leadership in city government by discussing policy issues that affect them with the Mayor, City Commission, and staff, gathering […]