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Savannah Youth Council

How Can You Join?
Now Accepting Applications!
Deadline May 8th, 2017

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Savannah Youth Council
Graduating Class of 2016-2017

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Savannah Youth Council (SYC) to provide local youth with the experience of working with city government while obtaining a sense of civic responsibility as well as the opportunity to develop and demonstrate leadership skills.

Who Are We?
Composed of a diverse group of 8th grade students, the Savannah Youth Council is a result of the Mayor and Aldermen’s vision to provide a support system which will encourage young people to expand, develop, and grow toward a successful and productive future. The Youth Council provides members with leadership opportunities and knowledge of local government. Savannah Youth Council has been in existence since 2004.

What Is the Purpose?
To promote and recognize the accomplishments and contributions of youth to the City of Savannah.

syc logo-web book fair.jpg
2016 Savannah Child's Book Festival

2016 National League of Cities
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

What Do We Do?
Learn and actively participate in our local government, work together on group projects, demonstrate leadership and participate in community service activities.

Application Can Be Sent To:
 City of Savannah
P.O. Box 1027
Savannah, Georgia 31402

Lesa Hagins

(912) 525-3100 ext. 1335
 Carliss Bates


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Contact Us
Carliss Bates
Community Relations & Internships Administrator
(912) 651-6703

Lesa J. Hagins
Community Relations Program Coordinator 
(912) 525-3100 ext. 1335