Goals & Accomplishments

Tulips and WindmillOn-Going

  • Participate in Lakeshore Youth Leaders activities.
  • Provide and/or select the nomination for the Human Relations Commission's Youth Social Justice Award each year.
  • Make an annual report to City Council in the spring.
  • Continue to raise awareness of Holland Youth Advisory Council (HYAC) through a variety of ways.
  • Continue to support Pathways, MI with their Peer Refusal Training program.
  • Promote the collaboration of local school districts.
  • Organize a special City-wide event each year.
  • Promote efforts to "Go Green" in Holland.
  • Raise awareness and advocate for historical and cultural sites in the Holland area.

Short Term

  • Form a relationship with the Holland Recreation Department.
  • Organize social events for current and past HYAC members.
  • Promote diversity in Holland through cross-cultural affairs.
  • Find a way to support the Pay-It-Forward program.


  • Build relationships with the youth in our Sister-City Queretaro, Mexico and our Friendship City Nagahama, Japan.
  • Create awareness of involvement in our local water ways.

Long Term

  • Aid and assist any local organizations working with at-risk teens (i.e. teen pregnancy, dropout rates, dating violence, homeless youth, etc.).

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