What is Topeka Youth Council?
- Youth Council is youth led and youth driven. The Topeka Youth Council provides opportunities for Youth Leadership and is comprised solely of volunteers.
- This program is a youth development program for area high school students. It is also the Mayor's Advisory Council on youth issues. They host the Battle of the Bands, provide hours of community service, the youth advisory council to the youth court, and the hosts of teen conferences.
Topeka Youth Council - Who we are & what we do:
- Advisory council to the Topeka/Shawnee County Youth Court
- A community wide youth council
- Promote, support and represent the youth of Topeka
- Participates in various community service projects
- Serves as the Mayor’s Advisory Council on Youth
- Hosts alcohol and drug free community events
- Sits on the Topeka/Shawnee County Drug/Alcohol Advisory Council
- Sits on the Topeka Youth Project Board of Director
- State Board Member on the Kansas Tobacco Coalition
- Convenes Teens Are Concerned (TAC) Conferences
- Provides input on state and local legislation
- Provides over 2,000 hours of community service work annually