Apopka Youth Council

Apopka Youth Council 2022_2023

Apopka Youth Council Teen Mental Wellness Townhall

March 2, 2023 at 6 PM 
in the Apopka City Hall Council Chambers and Live Streaming on YouTube 

  • First 50 Teens Receive Free Swag Bag
  • Panel of Mental Health Experts
  • Q&A Session

Teens are invited to join us for this townhall meeting where our experts will answer questions and talk about the issues that teens are dealing with. 

Submit Your Questions for Teen Mental Wellness Townhall on March 2, 2023

Submit your questions online anonymously with our online form. 

Our panel of experts will be answering your questions at this event. 

Submit Your Questions Banner for AYC Teen Mental Wellness Townhall March 2 2023

About the Council

The Apopka Youth Council (AYC) is comprised of civic-minded youth that have expressed an interest in local government. 

Members will learn about local government, identify ways to improve Apopka for its youth, recommend and/or create activities that will appeal to Apopka youth, and participate in community events. 

This group is educated on City operations and perform service projects throughout the year. 

For additional information, please contact Dr. Shakenya Harris-Jackson at 407-703-1819.

Additional Information

Please contact Dr. Shakenya Harris-Jackson at 407-703-1819.

The Apopka Youth Council (AYC) is a City funded council composed of local high school students.

Previous Projects

Apopka Youth Council Submission for the 2021 Florida League of Cities Video Competition

The Apopka Youth Council (AYC) identified mental health as the most critical issue affecting youth today. Commonly diagnosed mental disorders in children are: ADHD, behavior problems, anxiety, and depression. AYC members discussed their own struggles with mental health and the impact that it has on their daily lives. 

This video was made for the Florida League of Cities Video Competition for 2021.