Lakewood Youth Council Accepting ApplicationsAugust 20, 2020
Applications are now being accepted for the Lakewood Youth Council. The Youth Council is open to students in grades 8 through freshman year of college who reside in the City of Lakewood.
The Lakewood Student Youth Council, established in 2019, aims to provide a voice for youth in the community, allow students to interact with and inform community leaders, provide opportunities for youth development, and allow for engagement with topics regarding youth health and safety, youth advocacy, community relations, and community outreach. This council is a core group of diverse students and advisors interested in leadership and commitment to meaningful community change. This body
further aims to establish public-private partnerships between this council and local enterprises, engage and create a presence in the community, and collaborate with non-profit organizations all with the overarching intent of serving youth in the community.
The deadline to apply to participate in the first Lakewood Youth Council is Thursday, October 1, 2020.