Youth Commission

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Overview

The youth commission is a group of eleven teens (ages ranging from 13-18) formed by the Centennial city council to provide a voice for the youth of Centennial.

They participate in City-wide events, develop community programs, performs community service projects, and participate in the policy-making process.


Previous Projects and Activities

Centennial 101

Attended classes on Public Safety and Planning/Economic Development

Project C.U.R.E

Helped as warehouse and packaging volunteers

Clue Room

Team Building!

2020 Cherry Creek Diversity Conference

Took part in a diversity conference!

Centennial Youth Achievement Awards

The Centennial Youth Commission co-sponsors the Centennial Youth Achievement Awards annually. The Centennial Youth Achievement Awards honor and recognize exemplary young leaders who have made significant contributions to Centennial through service and outstanding leadership in school, community and the workplace. Up to four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to be applied toward college tuition, fees and course enrollment. You can learn more about the Centennial Youth Achievement Awards here.

And many more such as...

  • Senior prom for residents of Someren Glenn
  • Food and extra tech drives
  • Mental Health Roundtables with leaders of the cherry creek school district and important officials of the city
  • Voiced opinions on measures to prevent teen vaping
  • Pen Pal exchanges with Holly Creek Senior Living Community

How do I get involved?

You can apply for the Youth Commission online.

We review applications and then interview potential members annually.


Have any cool ideas for community events or improvements that can be made in Centennial?

Contact us, we can work with you!


Meetings

The Centennial Youth Commission meets on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. at the Centennial Civic Center. 

Minutes

Search for the minutes on our City Records page or contact the City Clerks Office.