The Mayor's Youth Academy (MYA) is a program for high school Juniors and Seniors who live in the City of Rogers. The MYA operates under the guiding principle that involving youth in decision-making processes benefits both the community and the youth themselves. By providing a space where young residents can express their ideas, concerns, and aspirations, the council promotes a sense of ownership and belonging, fostering a stronger commitment to the betterment of their community.
What Are the Benefits Of Being In The Mayor's Youth Academy?
As a member of the MYA, you will help shape the future of Rogers. It is a dynamic platform that will allow you to interact with your local leaders, get involved with issues that are important to you while learning about our city government, and provide a unique opportunity for members to express their opinions to help our community while learning how to grow as leaders themselves.
What Does The Mayor's Youth Academy Do?
The Academy operates with a structured framework that includes regular monthly meetings, workshops, and community engagement activities. These activities provide opportunities for members to learn about local government operations, develop leadership skills, and collaborate on projects that directly impact their city.