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.
Mayor Annise Parker renewed the Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC) when she began her term, continuing a fifteen year tradition of the MYC. Click photo above for a full-sized version.
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 ...
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.
Contact the MYC
Volunteer Initiatives Program (VIP)
900 Bagby Street
Houston, TX 77002
- Process for Organizations to Contact MYC (.pdf)
- Process for Youth Councils to Contact the City of Houston Mayor’s Youth Council (.pdf)
No longer accepting applications for the
2013-2014 school year
By visiting http://cbtcws.cityofhouston.gov/zipcodes/, 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.)