Mayor's Youth Council

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The Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC) is an organization that allows Houston youth to discuss pertinent issues while promoting activism and community service through its role in civic engagement.

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
By visiting www.houstontx.gov/zipcodes.html or www.houstontx.gov/council/whoismycm.html, applicants can determine who their elected official is and if they live within the City of Houston. (Applicants must be high school students who reside or attend schools within the City of Houston, generally between the ages of fourteen (14) and eighteen (18) years old.)