The Westport Youth Commission (WYC) consists of up to 30 members, half of whom are adult members (appointed for two-year terms) and student members (appointed for one-year terms).
The Westport Youth Commission brings together town officials, other adults and students to provide a forum for addressing the needs of young people in our community. The current WYC functions with two sub-committees, including: Peer Education & Awareness and Town Improvements.
Past Projects of the Westport Youth Commission include: Toquet Hall Teen Center, Compo SkatePark, Teenflix, SPEEDiAL (Teen Yellow Pages) and more!
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Middle School Capture-A-Cop 2017
Bringing Middle School students and Westport police together in a non-enforcement capacity for a fun game of Capture-The-Flag downtown on Jesup Green.
Working in partnership with the Staples Teen Awareness Group (TAG), the event was successful in building a relationship between over 150 cops and students while raising over $1500 for the Chris Lemone College Fund