The Minneapolis Youth Congress is a representative body of youth that has authentic power and influence in decisions and policies relevant to youth.
The Minneapolis Youth Congress works in collaboration with elected officials focusing on a common understanding of the welfare of the youth in the City of Minneapolis.
The Minneapolis Youth Congress (MYC) members met for the first time on October 25, 2007 at the Minneapolis Central Library. They were collectively presented brown MYC t-shirts with the "No Decision About Us, Without Us!" theme on each of their backs. The youth were joined by elected officials from the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board endorsing this great movement for the City of Minneapolis in youth leadership, voice and power.
The Minneapolis Youth Congress is made up of seven different committees, which include: