The Dartford Youth Council comprises of more than 30 members who would like to have their say and represent the youth of Dartford. Members elect our Executive Committee.

Executive Committee Elections

The members of DYC elect the Executive Committee (EC). Members of DYC can put forward their interest in being on the EC. There are several positions available on the EC. The elections take place yearly, and EC members can stand for re-election. Voting takes place during one of the meetings.

Monthly Council Meeting

The Dartford Youth Council have a monthly council meeting led by the Executive Committee, elected by members of DYC. Dartford Youth Council members discuss ideas and suggestions to improve Dartford. DYC also collaborates with other local organisations to help them, such as the Salvation Army church in Dartford.

Executive Committee Meeting

The Executive Committee also has an additional meeting prior to the monthly council meeting to discuss the successes of the previous monthly meeting as well as to plan an agenda in preparation for the monthly council meeting.

How to join DYC

If you would be interested in joining Dartford Youth Council, please contact Elaine Henson from Dartford Borough Council:

Dartford Youth Council was something of little interest to me initially. However, after joining for a few sessions I became intrigued by the sense of purpose the DYC has and the positive impact we strive to give to the community of Dartford – Zuhayr Magho, DYC Member (2015-)


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