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DeKalb County Youth Commission Seeking Applicants

The DeKalb County Human Services Department Office of Youth Services is currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 DeKalb County Youth Commission. 

The Youth Commission is a leadership program open for DeKalb County residents in grades 10 through 12 who attend high school in DeKalb County.

Program participants learn the roles of county government, take part in civic and community activities, and serve as a voice for DeKalb youth regarding current issues.

The DeKalb Youth Commission program is held annually from September to May. Selection for the program includes a competitive process that requires students to submit a completed application along with an essay and a referral from a community member, school administrator, teacher, counselor, or civic leader.

To learn more about this leadership program, contact Ms. Kristen Wimberly, Youth Services Coordinator via email at

To apply, please visit Applications are due by Aug. 17.