Watch a special video message from Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti and Sydney Baxter on the launch of the new Mayor’s Black Youth Liaison Committee:

The Mayor’s Black Youth Liaison Committee will be a voice for Black youth in the City of Markham by providing an open forum for youth to convey perspectives on issues and initiatives that are of particular importance to them. The Committee will provide guidance and advice to the City to support Black youth in the community and combat anti-Black racism, in collaboration with key City staff, including the City’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialist, political leaders and community stakeholders.

We are looking to fill a minimum of eight (8) spots (with 1 to 2 representatives from: Markham, Milliken, Thornhill and Unionville). Applicants must be between the ages of 15 to 19 at the start of the term and be a resident of the City of Markham.

Application deadline: April 19, 2021

Terms of Reference [PDF]

Apply online or

Download a paper copy of the application form and mail it to:

Laura Gold
Markham Civic Centre
101 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, Ontario, L3R 9W3
Contact Laura Gold at 905.477.7000 extension 4930 or

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