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Kids! Join the City of Worcester YOUTH COUNCIL!

The Worcester Youth Opportunities Office is accepting applications for its 2015-2016 Youth Council nomination process.

Please contact youth@worcesterma.gov for more information!

The City of Worcester Youth Council was created in January of 2012 to establish a representative body of young people living in the City of Worcester between the ages of 14 and 19.

The Worcester Youth Council gives young people a direct connection to local government. Youth Councilors take part in civic engagement, leadership development and planning and decision making opportunities.

The Worcester Youth Council will also execute the following assignments:

·         Encouraging youth civic participation

·         Enhancing young people’s roles in their community

·         Making recommendations, presentations and advocating on issues that affect  youth their age

·         Involving youth in community awareness and community service projects

·         Forming and strengthening relationships with community governance

·         Encouraging voter registration for eligible youth

·         Eligible youth representation on city Boards, Commissions, Committees and Councils

·         Worcester City Council shadowing opportunities

·         Public speaking