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Mayor's Youth Council

Mayor Ballard’s Office is taking applications for membership on the Mayor's Youth Council for the 2014-2015 academic year through June 27, 2014.

The Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC) is a group of students from across Marion County who serve as the voice of Indianapolis youth within city government.
MYC members are selected based on proven leadership skills, school activities, and community involvement. MYC members are nominated by a school principal, guidance counselor, school superintendent, teacher, faith leader or the head of a community organization.
The MYC members serve as advisors for Mayor Ballard’s administration, participate in
community service projects and plan various programs and meetings.

Mayor’s Youth Council is responsible for:

  • Working with the Mayor to develop city policies focused on youth issues
  • Advising the Mayor of important youth issues in Indianapolis
  • Working to build partnerships with other youth organizations
  • Volunteering at community events throughout the city
  • Being active in local schools and reaching out to other young people they represent
  • Developing media opportunities such as PSA's

Download the 2014-2015 MYC application here.