City of Milwaukee Youth Council

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Youth Council measure urges support of National School Walkout Day and March for Our Lives
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Youth Council measure urges support of National School Walkout Day and March for Our Lives

News release from the City of Milwaukee Youth Council

Youth Council’s Restorative Justice Initiative Advisory Board invites community to meeting
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Youth Council’s Restorative Justice Initiative Advisory Board invites community to meeting

The Restorative Justice Initiative Advisory Board encourages community members to voice their concerns and ideas about the Youth Court during the board’s inaugural meeting.

Youth Council recommends allocating $99,845 for city youth programming
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Youth Council recommends allocating $99,845 for city youth programming

The Community and Economic Development Committee is expected to take up the allocation recommendations at its Tuesday, November 14 meeting at 1:30 p.m.

Youth Council to hear agencies’ funding requests for city youth programming
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Youth Council to hear agencies’ funding requests for city youth programming

The Youth Council has a total of $99,845 in CDBG reprogramming funds available for allocation.

Youth Council to distribute $99,845 to Milwaukee youth programs
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Youth Council to distribute $99,845 to Milwaukee youth programs

Applications for agencies interested in CDBG funding to be used for programs and projects benefiting city youths are due no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, October 13.

Youth Council recommends $138,755 for Milwaukee youth programs
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Youth Council recommends $138,755 for Milwaukee youth programs

The City of Milwaukee Youth Council has recommended the allocation of $138,755 in Community Development Block Grant funding to six agencies.

Youth Council to suggest allocations of more than $100,000 to youth programs
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Youth Council to suggest allocations of more than $100,000 to youth programs

The allocation recommendations will be forwarded to the Common Council’s Community and Economic Development Committee.

Youth Council recommendations for CDGB funds approved
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Youth Council recommendations for CDGB funds approved

The Community and Economic Development Committee today signed off on the Milwaukee Youth Council’s recommended funding allocations totaling $73,960 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) reprogramming funds for youth-oriented programming.

Youth Council to discuss MKE  Peace Project role
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Youth Council to discuss MKE Peace Project role

Youth are being asked to submit written entries to be considered for the project, and an array prizes are also being offered for the top entries.

Milwaukee Youth Council to discuss children’s zone
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Milwaukee Youth Council to discuss children’s zone

The newly-sworn City of Milwaukee Youth Council will begin its term discussing several key initiatives.

City of Milwaukee Youth Council calls on Common Council to boost youthsupporting businesses
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City of Milwaukee Youth Council calls on Common Council to boost youthsupporting businesses

The City of Milwaukee Youth Council will ask the Common Council to do more to help promote youth-friendly retail businesses in the city

Milwaukee Youth Council to hold hunger drive
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Milwaukee Youth Council to hold hunger drive

The City of Milwaukee Youth Council will partner with Hunger Task Force of Milwaukee in holding a hunger drive as its Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) project.

Youth Council awards $137,978 for Milwaukee youth programs
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Youth Council awards $137,978 for Milwaukee youth programs

News release from the City of Milwaukee Youth Council

Youth Council hosts discussion with Egyptian students
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Youth Council hosts discussion with Egyptian students

Members of the Milwaukee Youth Council (MYC) met Monday (September 30) at City Hall with five students from Egypt who represent the organization EYouth, to discuss openly about youth life in the United States and what role youth worldwide play in government legislation.

Milwaukee Youth Council to hold inauguration ceremony
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Milwaukee Youth Council to hold inauguration ceremony

The City of Milwaukee Youth Council will hold an inauguration ceremony for its 2012-2013 term.

Youth Council awards $100,000 for Milwaukee youth programs
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Youth Council awards $100,000 for Milwaukee youth programs

The City of Milwaukee Youth Council has allocated $100,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to six agencies that will use the money for initiatives ranging from health improvement and job skills training, to planting community gardens and preparing Milwaukee youth for college.

Members of City of Milwaukee Youth Council issue joint statement on Oak Creek shooting, call for interfaith dialogue
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Members of City of Milwaukee Youth Council issue joint statement on Oak Creek shooting, call for interfaith dialogue

Despite this violence that has caused great fear, our community remains strong and undivided for peace.

Youth Councils, elected officials come together for a safe community
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Youth Councils, elected officials come together for a safe community

The news conference will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the U.S. Cellular Main Gate at State Fair Park (located on the north end of the Fair Park).

Youth Council panel seeking partners for Milwaukee Youth Alliance
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Youth Council panel seeking partners for Milwaukee Youth Alliance

The City of Milwaukee Youth Council’s Collaboration Committee invites local youth-led and youth-serving organizations to join the Milwaukee Youth Alliance (MYA), a new youth-led coalition of groups being organized by the Youth Council.

Youth Council, local organizations meet today to form youth group coalition
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Youth Council, local organizations meet today to form youth group coalition

The City of Milwaukee Youth Council and local youth-led and youth-serving organizations are meeting today to form a coalition of youth organizations working to solve common goals.