Mayor's Youth Council

The mission of the Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC) is to promote civic engagement by youth. The MYC provides high school students with opportunities to learn about city government, develop leadership skills, and bring awareness to issues that are important to Houston’s youth.

Mayor's Youth Council 2018 - 2019 Group Photo

MYC Job Descriptions
The Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC) provides high school students with the opportunity to develop leadership and citizenship skills while learning about city government. Members develop a sense of personal growth and achievement, a profound understanding of city departments and work year-round to establish a rapport with civic/community leaders ... More ...

About the MYC
The Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC) started in 1998 with the mission of providing high school students the opportunity to develop leadership and citizenship skills while learning about city government.

The Mayor’s Youth Council is modeled after the elected City Council with a Chair, City Secretary, At-Large and District Council Members, while respective Senior Aide positions support the work of the council ... More ...

My Houston ZIP
Applicants must be high school students who reside or attend a school located in the City of Houston city limits. By visiting www.houstontx.gov/council/whoismycm.html, applicants can determine who their elected official is and if they live or go to a school within the City of Houston city limits.