This commission consists of 15 members who are experts in fields relating to youth, children, and familys needs, activities, and interests. It will define priorities to address the needs of Pittsburghs children, youth, and families, and identify or create programmatic and policy opportunities to address those prioritized needs. It will also inform elected and appointed officials representing the children, youth, and families of Pittsburgh to help them achieve their fullest potential in terms of mind, body, and spirit and to meaningfully connect to the City of Pittsburgh. Three youth from the Mayors Youth Council will serve on this commission along with a representative from the following: Pittsburgh Public Schools, business community, non-profit community, law enforcement, youth serving organization, university or college, and a community based organization. The Youth Commission was established under the Pittsburgh Ordinance No. 12, approved on August 9, 2006. The Mayor chairs this commission.
Pittsburgh Code Title One, Article IX, Chapter 178
Must be a City resident and an expert in fields related to youth needs, activities, and interests
Meetings are held at least four times a year from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Mayor's Conference Room