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Summer Student Go-To Passes Are Back!

Summer Student Passes are here!  High school students can get unlimited rides on buses and trains up to a $3 fare* and you can ride anytime
between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. every day of the week. Passes
are valid from June 1 through Sept. 5.

Click on the links to find out more detailed information is provided in Karen, Hmong, Somali , Spanish and English.

MYC Graduation Celebration 2017

On June, 2017 the Minneapolis Youth Congress held its annual graduation party celebrating its seniors' completion of high school. Other MYC members and coordinators joined in on the festivities dining on homemade ribs and potatoes cooked by chef and MYC coordinator Johnell Hallman, as well as cake and sparkling cider. This year MYC said goodbye to seven seniors, who are now headed off to start their next chapter, college.

"No Decision About Us Without Us" ™

The Minneapolis Youth Congress is a representative body of youth that has authentic power and influence in decisions and policies relevant to youth. The Minneapolis Youth Congress works in collaboration with elected officials focusing on a common understanding of the welfare of the youth in the City of Minneapolis.

The Minneapolis Youth Congress Advises

•    City of Minneapolis
•    Minneapolis Public Schools
•    Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
•    Hennepin County
•    The Minneapolis Libraries in the Hennepin County Library System
•    Minneapolis Police Department
•    Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board

Membership and Structure

•    50-60 members 
•    8th - 12th grade
•    1 year - 2 year term
•    Full congress meets six times a year
•    Committees meet twice a month
•    Congress housed in the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board

 

 

MYC Oath of Office 2016

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