Youth Commission

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Purpose

To serve as an advisory body to the City Council on all matters dealing with youth.

Members/Terms/Requirements

Fifteen Commissioners (13 youths between the ages of 13 – 19  serve 2 year, rotating terms; and 2 adult representatives from Conejo Recreation and Park District and Conejo Youth Employment Service). City residency is required of all youth members.

Meetings: Youth Commission meets on the first and third Wednesday of the each month. On the first Wednesday of each month, meetings are at the Civic Arts Plaza in the Boardroom at 6:30 p.m. If your youth organization is having an event, attend our monthly televised meeting and make an announcement. We also encourage representatives from middle schools and high schools to come to our televised meetings and give school reports.

Projects

In addition to being an advisory body to City Council, Youth Commission hosts several youth services/events in the community, including:

FEATURED EVENT: $5 High School Hang Out

Youth Leadership Summit - Applications due January 15, 2018, event February 8, 2018

Therapeutic Dance- April 7, 2018

Youth Recognition Awards - Nominations due February 28, 2018 

Community Internships Training Youth (C.I.T.Y.) - Business Applications due by March 1 to participate in Internship Fair; Youth Applications will be open to 11th grade students who attend the Internship Fair on March 12.  Students who do not attend the Fair check the C.I.T.Y. webpage for access on March 20, 2018.

Liaison Service: Youth Commission members also act as liaisons to other teen related agencies in the community such as the: Fabulous Alex Fiore Teen Center Advisory Council, Therapeutic Advisory Council, Conejo Coalition for Youth and Families, Conejo Coalition for Substance Use, and Associated Student Governments at all local schools.

For questions or additional information, e-mail the Youth Commission or call (805) 381-7362.

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