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What is the SYC?

We the City of Salisbury Youth Council will always enhance and strive for a more positive community. We are a group of 9-12 graders that live within Rowan County limits coming together to learn leadership, teamwork, responsibility, and lifelong skills to prepare each member for the future. Service projects, volunteer events, and community programs provides experiences for each value.

Salisbury Youth Council Mission

We the City of Salisbury Youth Council will always enhance and strive for a more positive community that is:

  • Youth Friendly
  • Inclusive and Diverse
  • Fair and Equal
  • Livable as a community for future generations
  • Endowed with quality services for all citizens​

Our Vision

Create a more positive community in which to live

Create an environment that youth will return to live

Be free of discrimination

Always strive for improvement and excellence

Our Values

Dedication and Perseverance

Fairness and Equality

Honesty and Integrity

Acceptance of All Youth

When does the SYC meet?

The youth council meets twice a month, including every second Monday during the academic school year. Emergency meetings and events/projects may take place year round.

Why do I want to be on the SYC?

To gain knowledge about leadership and service. To meet new people from your city and have a blast!

SYC Accomplishments:

The Salisbury Youth Council has helped out with many events in the community such as Friday Night Out, Movies in the Park, Blockwork and other City events. They also partnered with Communities in Schools to have a school supplies drive. They have tutored the Mini Funk Factory for the past year. They have helped out many community organizations at different events. The SYC looks forward to helping many other organizations in the future and helping build a better Salisbury!

Contact Us

Staff Liaison

Anne Little
(704) 638-5218

Apply to the SYC

To recommend someone for the SYC, or to apply yourself, fill out one of the forms below. If you printed out an application, mail it to: Human Relations Office, 132 North Main Street, Salisbury NC 28144.

Recommendation (Online Form)

Application (Online Form)

Application (PDF)

Application (DOC)

You can also come in to 132 N. Main St., Second Floor, to apply in person. Or speak with your school guidance counselor. 9-12 graders may apply.

«July 2021»

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