Published on: Monday, June 24, 2019 News

Youth Council Application Deadline

The City Council will appoint 11 young people to serve as the 2019-2020 Takoma Park Youth Council. The application deadline is June 28, 2019.

Youth Council members are eligible to earn SSL hours.

Youth Council member qualifications:

  • Takoma Park residents in grades 7-12
  • Maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average for the current school year

The Takoma Park Youth Council provides opportunities for young people in Takoma Park:

  • Learn about Takoma Park government by active participation.
  • Help the City Council to address problems and accomplish the goals of this community by working directly with the representatives of youth.
  • Serve the youth of Takoma Park by:
    • informing the Takoma Park municipal government of the needs and wishes of youth;
    • planning and implementing social, educational, cultural and recreational activities for the youth;
    • working with the Mayor, City Council, City department heads, schools, civic clubs and service organizations to provide service and leadership opportunities for the youth of the City; and,
    • helping to instill a feeling of positive self-worth and esteem, teaching respect for the rights of others, and promoting community pride.

Youth Council Application

Review the Youth Council Charter

Youth Council Web Page

Questions? Contact Jessie Carpenter, City Clerk:

301-891-7267 or