The Franklin County Youth Council (FCYC) is comprised of high school youth throughout Franklin County. There is a gender, cultural and religious mix representing African American, Caucasian, Somali, Hispanic, Asian, Islamic, Pakistani and Fula students.
The FCYC goals are to:
- Develop and enhance leadership skills
- Create a county-wide youth portal and social media effort on teen issues.
- Involve youth in community service and projects of social responsibility
- Engage youth in the development of programs and services related to youth needs
The FCYC outcomes:
- Members of FCYC members will be empowered to be ambassadors to represent the concerns and be the voice of youth in Franklin County
- Members of FCYC will meet with key officials to advocate for community change.
- Represent FCYC at conferences and special events.
To learn more about the Franklin County Youth Council you can contact the Program Director Ms. Susie Shipley-Norwood at: Susie.Shipley-Norwood@uwcentralohio.org or email:firstname.lastname@example.org. Ms. Shipley-Norwood can also be reached at 614-679-3239. You can also contact Joni Head, Administrative Assistant at email@example.com or call 614-227-2745.