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Get involved as a youth commissioner

Care about your community? Want to create solutions for issues that affect you? Be heard by getting involved with the Youth Commission because your voices matter!

End of the year Youth Commission highlights

From reading to young school children to collaborating with the youth commission in D.C., the 2013-2014 Youth Commission sought to make an impact. were Check out the highlights of the 2013-2014 Youth Commission.

Certification Ceremony

The Miami-Dade County Youth Commission was created by County Ordinance in 2011 as part of the vision of Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan, District 1. Its purpose is to provide young people with a vehicle to participate in the process of county government.

Miami-Dade County Youth Commission

The Miami-Dade County Youth Commission provides young people the opportunity to participate in the process of County government. Motivated students from each Commission district represent and articulate the needs of youth in Miami-Dade and advise the Mayor and Board of County Commissioners on matters affecting the youth population.

The commission was established for one sole purpose: to let your voice be heard. Be active, get involved and participate.

Openings for the Miami-Dade County Youth Commission

Applications are now being accepted for the Miami-Dade County Youth Commission (MDCYC), a county advisory board made up of that advises the Mayor and members of the Board of County Commissioners.

Members of the MDCYC must be between 15-18 years of age at the time of appointment and be in the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade. To qualify for an appointment, students must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average, demonstrate a sincere interest and motivation to work for the community, and have a background in community-based activities.

Congratulations to our graduating Youth Commissioners!

To view a list of Youth Commissioners who have graduated and are moving on to college click here.

Youth Commission Meetings

Youth Commission meetings occur every third Thursday of every month from 4 - 6 p.m. at the Stephen P. Clark Center

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