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Florida Youth Commission

The Florida Youth Commission is comprised of youth leaders statewide who advise the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet of key issues facing Florida’s next generation.

If you are a youth leader in your community and have ideas, and suggestions on ways to engage and assist youth, the Florida Youth Commission is for you! 

Visit www.flgov.com/fyc to learn more about the Florida Youth Commission.

Goals of the Florida Youth Commission:

  • Strive to be a voice for Youth around the state
  • Advise the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet on issues important to Florida’s youth
  • Develop initiatives and legislation suggestions that aid in the progression of Florida’s youth
  • Foster the engagement of Florida’s youth in state government and the projects and initiatives of the Youth Commission


  • Must be a Florida resident
  • Must be a rising Sophomore or Junior at a high school (or equivalent) in Florida.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average (GPA).
  • Must have internet access.


Applications close Friday, May 15, 2015 at 5:00 pm.

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If, because of a disability, you require a special accommodation to participate in the application process, please notify the FYC Manager, Caitlin Camechis, at 850-717-2700 or FloridaYouthCommission@djj.state.fl.us