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Wayne County Commission Youth Council

Wayne County Commissioners in 2020 unanimously supported a resolution by Commissioner Monique Baker McCormick to create the Wayne County Commission Youth Council program, which is dedicated to promoting youth education, community involvement and civic interaction.Its goal is to bring together youth from varied socioeconomic backgrounds and multicultural neighborhoods to assist in planning, developing and implementing activities and services that help young people become socially responsible community members.









Logo created by Morgan Porter

High school students from througout Wayne County are invited to apply to join the Wayne County Commission Youth Council for the 2022-23 school year. To learn about the council and how to apply, click here.

Meetings

The authority meets quarterly. Dates, times and agendas are posted below. Meetings are recorded and available on the Wayne County Commisson's YouTube channel. Meeting videos and minutes are also posted below.

2022-2023 School Year Session

Thursday, September 29
6:00 PM
Agenda
Video
Minutes

2021-2022 School Year Session

Tuesday, April 12
1:00 PM
Agenda
Video
Minutes

Thursday, March 24
6:00 p.m.
Agenda
Video
Minutes

Sunday, Feb. 27
2:00 p.m.
Agenda

Thursday, Jan. 27
6:00 p.m.
Agenda
Video

Saturday, Dec. 11
12:00 p.m.
Agenda
Video

Thursday, Nov. 18
6:00 p.m.
Agenda
Video

Thursday, Oct. 7
6:00 p.m.
Agenda
Video

2020-2021 School Year Session


Thursday, Jan. 28
6:00 p.m.
Agenda

Thursday, Feb. 25
6:00 p.m.
Agenda
Video

Thursday, March 25
6:00 p.m.
Agenda
Video

Thursday, April 22
6:00 p.m.
Agenda

Thursday, May 27
6:00 p.m.
Agenda



2021-22 Members


Keerthana Danasekaran, chair (appointed by Commissioner Marecki)


Dierra Surles, vice chair (appointed by Commissioner Kinloch)


Kavya Keshavamurthy, secretary (appointed by Commissioner Daub)
Francisco Hernandez, chaplin (appointed by Commissioner Varga)



McKenna Tourangeau, social media chair (appointed by Commissioner Haidous)

Sha'Cari Fleming-Brown (appointed by Commissioner Baker McCormick)



Jana Akkawi (appointed by Commissioner Baydoun)

Paris Baldwin (appointed by Commissioner Baker McCormick)



Thomas Besek (appointed by Commissioner Baydoun)



Arianna Dortch (appointed by Commissioner Scott)

Muneeb Mahmood (appointed by Commissioner Daub)

Niemea Crenshaw (appointed by Commissioner Baker McCormick)

Gabrielle Langston (appointed by Commissioner Marecki)

Hannah MacNichol (appointed by Commissioner Varga)

Zion McCann (appointed by Commissioner Knezek)


Madison McDonnell (appointed by Commissioner Knezek)

Rielly Rudolph (appointed by Commissioner Bell)



Jaden Walton (appointed by Commissioner Kinloch)



WCYC at the DIA

Members of the Wayne County Youth Commission held their December 2021 meeting at the Detroit Institute of Arts. the event included a tour of the facilities and a presentation by U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib.