join Charlotte-Mecklenburg Youth Council

Sign up here: CMYC application

Most meetings are held in the evening at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center, 600 E 4th Street 28202. When you sign up, you will receive info, text list access, directions, etc. for each meeting. Free CATS/LYNX passes and carpool information available to assist students with transportation.

You'll need to attend at least one meeting per school quarter to maintain active membership. CMYC members who fulfill extended membership, leadership, and service requirements are eligible to join the Executive Committee.


Community leaders

Include youth voices in policy and decision-making. Contact us to refer an issue to CMYC or schedule a conversation with youth civic leaders!

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Help to develop a new generation of civic leaders for our neighborhoods, schools, and community. Make a donation or contact us about sponsoring or underwriting youth civic leadership programming including CMYC.

Donate online

Mail a check to GenerationNation, PO Box 31365, Charlotte, NC 28231

Contact GenerationNation to learn about sponsorship and underwriting opportunities