Join Metro Youth Council!

Metro Youth Council members speak at this year’s State of the Agency

Metro Youth Council was created to develop the capacity of young people to engage and participate in Metro’s projects, programs, and initiatives. The council is made up of 27 youth members who serve a 1-year term (January to December), attend monthly virtual meetings, participate in Metro events, and provide their perspective on various projects and programs.  

Who can apply to join the Youth Council? 

Anyone who lives in Los Angeles County and is between 14-17 years old 

How can I apply? 

Fill out an online application form at beginning Tuesday, September 5th at 6:00 a.m. through Tuesday, October 3rd at 6:00 p.m. 

The application will the ask the following three written questions: 

  • Why do you want to serve on the Metro Youth Council?  
  • What are two or three important issues facing youth right now in your community and why?  
  • Tell us more about yourself or anything else you would like to share. 

Want to learn more before you apply? 

Metro is hosting numerous virtual information sessions for youth interested in learning about Metro Youth Council and how to apply.  RSVP to the date you would like to attend. 

  • Wednesday, September 6 at 6pm 

  • Saturday, September 16 at 10 am 

  • Thursday, September 21 at 6 pm 

Metro Youth Summit on September 23, 2023 

Metro’s Youth Council presents the Metro Youth Summit, an event by youth for youth! Youth interested in attending enjoy food, prizes, a DJ and 360 photo booth, plus exciting panel discussions, activities and more. This year’s theme is Traveling Sustainably, and how to explore LA’s best destinations while lowering your carbon footprint. 

  • Date/Time: Saturday, September 23, 2023, at 9:30am 
  • Location: Union Station Ticketing Concourse Room 


Want to learn more about what our current Metro Youth Council members are up to? Read their stories here!

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