Liberty County Youth Commission (LCYC)
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners initiated the Youth Commission as a means and mechanism to cultivate leadership and advocacy for youth in Liberty County. The mission of the Youth Commission is to broaden leadership through volunteerism, service, and initiatives that are directed towards allowing youth input into policy issues, identifying youth issues, and participating in the development of positive solutions.
The focus of this year’s Youth Commission will be:
Scholarship-Learn about county government and how local government policy is developed.
Advocacy-Learn about the importance of advocacy and why it’s important to advocate for youth issues.
Leadership-Learn about leadership and the skills need to be an effective and efficient leader.
Empowerment-Learn about self-empowerment, and its ability to make a difference in the lives of people.
The Liberty County Youth Commission (LCYC) is looking for elite high school students to…
- Impact policies and legislation
- Interact with politicians on the local and state level.
- Speak out on behalf of ALL Liberty County youth.
- Help local government better understand the issues facing youth.
- Plan community events and participate in volunteer projects.
Ideal Candidate Requirements:
- Must be a resident of Liberty County in the 9th-11th grade during the 2023 - 2024 academic school year within the Liberty County district. (Public, Private, or home schools)
- Be willing to attend ALL meetings of such boards and committees.
- Be willing to participate in Liberty County Board of Commissioners and Youth Commission
sponsored service projects, programs, and special event.
- Complete LCYC 2023 - 2024 Application
- Complete & Submit Parental Consent Form
- Submit One Page Essay (Most Political Issue Facing the Youth Today)
- Submit Nomination Statement
The term of the 2023/24 Session of the Liberty County Youth Commission will operate from September 2023 through April 2024. County staff will provide an orientation session in late August. Bi-monthly sessions will start in early September after being sworn in by the Liberty County Board of Commissioners.