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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Applications Open for Mayor’s Youth Commission

Applications are now open for rising 9th through 12th grade students in Charleston County interested in serving on the Mayor’s Youth Commission. 

About the Commission: The Mayor’s Youth Commission gives young people a meaningful voice in developing solutions to youth-centric challenges. The Commission engages high school students from the Charleston area who then meet with Mayor Tecklenburg regularly to provide input and ideas regarding effective solutions to the most pressing issues facing young people.

Throughout the year, members will have the opportunity to participate in leadership trainings, team-building activities and community service events.

Membership details: The Commission convenes monthly. Meetings are typically held in the evening and are currently being conducted via Zoom.

Once accepted, members will serve a one-year term lasting from March 2022 to May 2023.

How to apply: Interested students can complete the application linked here and submit it to Jennifer Gorham-Guion via email at or by mail to 75 Calhoun Street, Suite 3700, Charleston, SC 29401.

Applications must be received no later than Friday, March 18, 2022.

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