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Garland Youth Council


The Garland Youth Council (GYC) hosts regular meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month; at City Hall, 200 N. Fifth St. Garland, Texas 75040. Meetings begin promptly at 5:30 p.m., and all teens are welcome to attend. (Dates are subject to change for holidays, etc.) For more information, email GYC@GarlandTx.gov or call 972-205-2877.

2018-19 Youth Council Members
Jazmin Sanchez, President Jade Martinez Patricio Gonzales
Esther Akapo, Vice President Jibran Haroon Quenton Busby
Julian Humphrey, Secretary Katherine Sinclair Sarah Cox
Cynthia Carrillo, Historian Max Lavinsky Sydney Colon
Leah Tharakan, Historian Max Luna Victoria Penick
Alexis Ferrusquia Michelle Nguyen Ximena Cornonado
Brian Nguyen Olivia Glick  


Meeting Schedule
Dates, times and location subject to change. Email GYC@GarlandTX.gov with interested in attending. 

  • 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 - MLK Jr. Day Parade 
  • Tuesday, Jan. 22 - Planning Meeting
    5:30 p.m., City Hall, 200 N. Fifth St.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 12 - Meeting
    5:30 p.m.,
    City Hall, 200 N. Fifth St.
    Speaker - Josue Contreras, Youth Talent Developer, Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas
  • Saturday, Feb. 16 -  Your Voice Teen
    10 a.m. to noon,
    City Hall, 200 N. Fifth St.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 26 - Garland Board & Volunteer Fair
    6 to 8 p.m., Granville Arts Center - Atrium, 300 N. Fifth St.
  • Tuesday, March 5 - General Meeting
    5:30 p.m., City Hall, 200 N. Fifth St.


Saturday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m. to noon

City Hall, 200 N. Fifth St.

Teens ages 13 to 18 are encouraged to attend to have their voice heard, share your ideas, get involved and make a difference.

Topics include: Teen/Police Relations, Education, Teen Health, Active Transportation, Media and Homelessness.

Following the event, members of the Garland Youth Council will be headed to the Downtown Garland Square to have lunch, shop and play games. All teens are encouraged to attend.

For more information, email GYC@GarlandTX.gov.