Effective June 30, 2020: Per the Second Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order, individuals in the City of Jackson are required to wear a face covering in public. Business owners must require all parties (employees, patrons, etc.) to wear a face covering. Businesses found in violation will be shutdown for 24-hours and must submit an Attestation of Compliance with the City of Jackson before reopening. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, call our Hotline at 601-586-3067 and fill out the Symptom Collector. If you are in need of mental health support during this time, call our Mental Health Warmline at 601-586-3073. 

Mayor’s Youth Council

 Mission Statement 

The mission of the Mayor’s Youth Council is to (1) provide ongoing and direct input on government policies and practices that may affect young people, (2) advocate on issues and initiatives that may impact the lives of young people, (3) recommend and foster initiatives for and by youth, (4) act as a communication link between the local government and the young people of the city of Jackson, (5) promote and recognize the abilities, accomplishments, and contributions of young people in their communities, and (6) organize and participate in service-learning projects that benefit the citizens of Jackson. 

Who can join the Mayor’s Youth Council? 

Students in grades 9th -12th for the 2019-2020 school year who reside in the city of Jackson may participate in the program. The Mayor’s Youth Council is made up of 25 students, with a minimum of two students from each JPS high school. Applicants from private and parochial schools will be considered if the student lives in the city of Jackson. Students selected for the youth council must maintain a B average in all classes and have a recommendation from school and community leaders. 

*Not currently accpeting applications*

For more information contact Constituent Services at 601-960-1084.

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