Brighton Youth Commission Youth Member

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ORGANIZATION: The City of Brighton

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he Brighton Youth Commission is a great way for youth and adults to get involved with the municipal government of Brighton. This organization can help youth to develop leadership skills, and also allows individuals to make a difference in their community. Twenty-two youth are given a voice in local government, allowing them to create projects and work on ideas affecting teens.

What do we do

The Brighton Youth Commission (BYC) is a body of youth and 6 adults that are appointed by the city council to study and investigate matters impacting youth in the City of Brighton. The BYC plans and implements projects addressing these matters.

Our Mission

The Brighton Youth Commission is committed to advocating for youth by providing them the opportunity to learn, lead, and serve through community outreach, service projects, and establishing youth adult partnerships.

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About The City of Brighton

Location:

500 S. 4th Ave, Brighton, CO 80601, US

Mission Statement

The Office of Youth Services was created when the City Council and key staff created a steering committee to address the growing needs of Brighton’s children, youth and families in 2004. Completed in 2007, Master Plan on Youth, Education, and Families, City Council made a commitment to increase its focus, efforts, and resources on ensuring that the necessary services, supports, and opportunities are available to every child, young person, and family living in Brighton.

Description

The Youth Services office plays an integral role in researching and developing programs for youth in Brighton, including, but not limited to, The City of Brighton Image Summit, The Growing Grads Initiatives, the Brighton Youth Commission and Brighton Youth IMPACT.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community

WHEN

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WHERE

500 South 4th AvenueBrighton, CO 80601

(39.97889,-104.81724)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • Terms are 2 year terms. We meet twice a month, on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month.
  • Youth members on the BYC must be between 8th-12th grade and either live in Brighton, attend a School District 27J school or have significant ties to Brighton. There is an application process. Applications are due on June 17th.

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