About the Commission

The Youth Commission was formed to help advise the County Executive and other county officials on the overall status of Harford County's youth population, and make recommendations on how the county can better provide for youth needs.

  • To be a community leader in the identification of issues affecting youth
  • To serve as an advocate for youth needs in the community by directly engaging the community in the process
  • To develop leadership skills and educate youth about existing community programs
  • To recognize and promote the value of young people in our community
  • To encourage independence and responsibility by assisting with job placement
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  • To stimulate the full development of the present county youth organizations, programs and facilities
  • To identify the needs of our youth and present them with opportunities and alternatives which may have a positive impact on their lives
  • To design programs and activities through community organizations, local schools and county government that encourages parents and families to engage in the lives of their youth on a daily basis
  • To advise local and county officials as to matters relating to youth

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