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Join York Youth council

York Youth Council are a group of passionate young people who want to make York better for everyone, especially children and young people.

York Youth Council's vision is to empower young people to have a voice and influence decision makers.

Watch the York Youth Council animation to find out more!

York Youth Council meetings

Get involved with York Youth Council if you're aged 11 to 18 years, and live or go to school in York.

York Youth Council hold fortnightly meetings, on Wednesdays between 5.15pm and 7.00pm, where you can share any issues or views you may have. Contact York Youth Council for more information, or to attend a taster session.

Members of York Youth Council take part in:

  • consultations: working with local and regional organisations, reviewing services and giving feedback
  • outreach and engagement: engaging with young people, schools, and relevant groups across the city, and using social media
  • campaigns: forming campaigns on key topics for young people based on initiatives such as Make Your Mark
  • meetings: organising and attending meetings, representing youth voice across the city with other organisations, and inviting guest speakers
  • opportunities: giving opinions on a range of issues and influencing decision makers; involvement with UK Youth Parliament

Get the latest information on York Youth Council projects.

York Youth Council poster

Small image of the York Youth Council 'Join' poster, which is available to download as a full size, printable image.

Download and print a 'How to Join York Youth Council' poster.

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Also see

York Youth Council

West Offices, Station Rise, York YO1 6GA