The Longmont Youth Council was established by the Longmont City Council to encourage greater youth participation in the City's government, and is charged with actively advising the City Council with thoughtful recommendations on issues concerning youth and assisting City Staff in considering youth perspectives in its planning efforts.
Youth Council members left to right: Emma, Julia, Helen, Brianna, Ming, Evelyn, Sydney, Olga, and Ismael.
Join the Longmont Youth Council
Longmont Youth Council (LYC) is now seeking new member in the 8th through 12 grade who live in the City of Longmont.
We meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM at the Children, Youth and Families(Youth Center) 1050 Lashley St., Longmont. This is a fun and dynamic youth led group and we are seeking motivated, committed students that would like to make a difference in our community.
Please help us out to have representation from all the different schools in Longmont.
Youth Council Projects
Over the last 6 years, the LYC has been involved in many projects which include: Halloween for the Hungry; Tobacco Prevention, Diversity Day, Anti-Vandalism; Sticker Shock, which is a campaign that raised awareness about the legal consequences of purchasing and providing alcohol to minors; among others.
Click on the Link below to see the Youth Council Halloween for the Hungry video:
Youth Council Grant
The Longmont Youth Council, an advisory board composed of teens who bring awareness to and try to resolve youth issues in the community. Grant season open all year long. Applications will be considered as they are received. Grants are given to organizations in Longmont that work with school-age youth (ages 5-18) in order to make a positive change, improve, or provide a benefit to our community. The Longmont Youth Council provides grants of up to $500. Groups applying for a grant must be able to spend the money by the end of the 2017 calendar year. Follow up to make sure the groups spend their grants appropriately will be made. We look forward to hearing from other youth groups in the Longmont area and we wish you the best of luck with your application.
Click on the link below to download a Youth Council Grant Application Form:
Are you Interested in becoming involved with teen issues in our community? Join Longmont Youth Council and help advise City Council on issues that matter, click here to contact Olga Bermudez.