The Apopka Youth Council (AYC) is comprised of civic-minded youth that have expressed an interest in local government.
Members will learn about local government, identify ways to improve Apopka for its youth, recommend and/or create activities that will appeal to Apopka youth, and participate in community events.
This group is educated on City operations and perform service projects throughout the year.
The application deadline for 2021/2022 was September 7, 2021. For additional information, please contact Dr. Shakenya Harris-Jackson at email@example.com or 407-703-1819.
Apopka Youth Council Submission for the 2021 Florida League of Cities Video Competition
The Apopka Youth Council (AYC) identified mental health as the most critical issue affecting youth today. Commonly diagnosed mental disorders in children are: ADHD, behavior problems, anxiety, and depression. AYC members discussed their own struggles with mental health and the impact that it has on their daily lives.
This video was made for the Florida League of Cities Video Competition for 2021.
10 Reasons We Love Apopka Final Video Project for 2021
In May 2021, the Apopka Youth Council filmed their final project of the year. In their video they highlight ten reasons why Apopka is so great!