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Our Community’s Children is accepting applications for the 2015 – 2016 Mayor’s Youth Council. 9th – 12th-grade Grand Rapids residents are urged to apply. Monthly meetings with the Mayor, field trips, community service projects and more! Applications available now. Click here for more information.
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 […]
2014 – 2015 Mayor’s Youth Council Warda Abdullahi Joanna Barcelo Za’Keya Busch Fernando Canales Abigail Choffel Makcim Ferrell Troy Guinn Leydy Guzman Jaden Horner Hannah Jones-Reiser Brooklyn McAlister Stormy Miller-Walters Joselyd Molero Maddie Reeves Damaris Sanchez Miles Taylor Maria Vargas Kaira Williams 2013 – 2014 […]
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 […]