Part of our local units, youth councils provide training and leadership development for young adults under the age of 25.
Youth Council Membership:
a. Any person under age twenty-five (25) who is in accordance with the principles and policies of the Association, may become a member of a Youth Council, with the consent of the Board of Directors, by accepting the terms of the Constitution of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and by paying annually the requisite fee. By his/her 25th birthday, the Youth Council member must transfer his/her membership to the Branch or College Chapter if currently enrolled as a student at said college or university.
b. Members of the Association in good standing, where Youth Councils are being formed, or who establish residence in a community where a Youth Council is in existence may affiliate with the local Youth Council and be entitled to vote upon presenting satisfactory evidence of their membership. They shall not be assessed annual membership fees by the Youth Council until the expiration of the annual membership for which they have paid.
c. Members of a Youth Council shall affiliate and vote with only one Unit at a time.
Contact our Youth Council Advisor here