Fulton Countys Department of Community Development Seeks 2022 2023 Term Youth Commission Applicants

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Fulton County's Department of Community Development Seeks 2022-2023 Term Youth Commission Applicants

April 11, 2022

The Fulton County Department of Community Development, Youth and Community Services Division is seeking Youth Commission applicants for the 2022-2023 term. Ideal candidates are potential young leaders who want to serve their communities and act as advocates on behalf of other youth. Applications for the 2022-2023 Youth Commission are now available for submission until Friday, May 20, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

The Fulton County Youth Commission is a leadership and service orientated program that empowers young people to become knowledgeable and involved in the local governmental process. Since its inception, Youth Commissioners have worked diligently to impact policy, procedures and legislation relating to children, youth, and families in Fulton County.

Leadership, service, and excellence describe a few of the many qualities exhibited by the Fulton County Youth Commissioners and their work. As such, Youth Commissioners who are accepted into the program will be expected to carry out the following responsibilities:

  • Impact policies and legislation
  • Interact with politicians on the local and state level
  • Speak out on behalf of ALL Fulton County youth
  • Help local government better understand the issues facing youth
  • Plan community events and participate in volunteer projects

For consideration, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a resident of Fulton County
  • Must attend a school within Fulton County (Fulton County Public Schools, Atlanta Public Schools, Private or Charter institution)
  • Must be in the 9th -11th grade during the 2022-2023 academic year
  • Must submit a completed application and a two-page essay

Applications are due by Friday, May 20, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. 

For more information and to obtain an application, please contact Reginald Crossley, Youth Commission Coordinator via e-mail at Reginald.Crossley@fultoncountyga.gov, or visit the Fulton County website at https://www.fultoncountyga.gov/fcyc. 

Citizens in need of reasonable accommodations due to a disability including communications in an alternative format should contact the Disability Liaison in the Department of Community Development at (404) 613-7944 within five days of the event. To obtain Georgia Relay Access, citizens should dial 711.