Longmont Youth Council

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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 picture of members 2017-2018


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. 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.

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.
We meet the 2nd and 4thTuesday of each month from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM at the Children, Youth and Families(1050 Lashley St.) here in Longmont. Please help us out to have representation from all the different schools in Longmont.

Click to Download the Youth Council Membership Application Form

See the Youth Council video

For more information please contact

Youth Council Anti-Vandalism Video Contest Results

The Longmont Youth Council is very happy to announce the winners of the Anti-Vandalism video contest.

First Place: The Mischief Marker with Sami Powell, Jimena Manjarez and Kayla Harper.
Second Place: Do you really want to do that? Taylor and Rhett Sandal
We would like to thank all the participants for their interest in this issue and their enthusiasm.

Youth Council "Project Sticker Shock"

Longmont Youth Council Kicks Off Public Awareness Campaign“Project Sticker Shock” to Target Adults who Provide Alcohol to Youth See the Youth Council Press Release

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.

Download the Youth Council Grant Application Form

2016-2017 Youth Council Members

Youth Council Members:

  • Karina
  • Keilly
  • Maddy
  • Emmelia
  • Taylor
  • Lucas
  • Sam
  • Naima
  • Fernando
  • Pamela
  • Brandi
  • Jason
  • Jenna


youth council 2Are you Interested in becoming involved with teen issues in our community? Join Longmont Youth Council and help advise City Council on issues that matter to teens.

Download the Youth Council Membership Application Form

Meetings are public and occur every Second and Fourth Tuesday from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM at Children, Youth and Families, 1050 Lashley St. Longmont, CO. 80501

For more information, contact Christina Sims or call (303) 651-8580

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