Youth Leadership Council

Largo youth leadership council at city commission meeting 2018Are you a teen who wants to make a difference in your community? The City of Largo Youth Leadership Council (LYLC)  provides 8th-grade and high school students with an opportunity to participate in leadership and community service to help make a difference in Largo. Council members also have the opportunity to earn community service hours and be a part of upcoming city-wide projects such as neighborhood beautification, parent-teen relationship building, and environmental awareness.

For more information about the Largo Youth Leadership Council, please contact the committee liaison at [email protected]. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month from 4:30-6:00 PM at City Hall in the Commission Chambers. Prospective members are welcome to attend any meeting before applying.

WHO CAN JOIN?

  • Current students in 8th grade or high school (grades 9-12).
  • Must be a City of Largo resident, attend a school in Largo, or work within the City.
  • Have a 2.0 GPA or higher.
  • Have a desire to learn about City government.

HOW TO JOIN?

  • To apply, please complete the application form below. 
  • Qualified applications will be reviewed.
  • Committee will appoint the selected candidates.

Apply for the Largo Youth Leadership Council

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