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Mayor's Youth Advisory Council

Information about the Mayor's Youth Advisory Council.

Council Application

Apply to MYAC

Mission Statement

The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council works to provide the Mayor’s office with the youth perspective on city issues and to foster a sense of community in order to aid in the development and betterment of Albuquerque.

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Council Duties

The Mayor's Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) works to provide input and advise the Mayor on issues important to Albuquerque's youth. To do this effectively, each year the council completes a project pertaining to a specific topic they feel is affecting their peers, such as teen pregnancy, vaping, ect.

MYAC is composed of up to 21 members representing communities from across the City bringing the voice of our youth who are currently of high school age (freshman-senior).

Message from Mayor Keller

“We’re grateful to have so many young people dedicated to improving our communities and pushing us all to step up and take action. Young people are advocating on critical issues like gun violence and access to educational opportunities. The Youth Advisory Council gives kids a way to help make important changes throughout our city. I encourage youth from every corner of our city to apply and lend their voices to creating a safer and more inclusive Albuquerque.”

Upcoming Meetings

Meetings are typically held the first Thursday each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Mayor’s Office at 1 Civic Plaza, 11th floor, but are currently being hosted on Zoom due to COVID-19.

2023 Meeting Schedule

January 3, 2023 Agenda

February 2, 2023 Agenda

March 2, 2023 Agenda

April 6, 2023 Agenda

May 4, 2023 CANCELLED 

June 1, 2023 Agenda

July 6, 2023 Agenda

August 3, 2023 Agenda

September 7, 2023 Agenda

October 5, 2023 Agenda

November 2, 2023 Agenda

December 7, 2023 Agenda  

2022 Meeting Schedule

January 6, 2022 Agenda

February 3, 2022Agenda

March 3, 2022 Agenda

April 7, 2022 Agenda

May 5, 2022 Agenda

June 2, 2022 Agenda

July 7, 2022 Agenda

August 4, 2022 Agenda

September 1, 2022 Agenda

October 6, 2022 Agenda & October 6, 2022 Minutes

November 3, 2022 Agenda

December 1, 2022Agenda

Current Members

View membership on this council.

Current Projects

  • Youth Homelessness
  • Activating City Facilities/Open Spaces/Parks

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