Ministry of Youth
The Ministry of Youth provides Métis Youth in British Columbia with culturally relevant life skill programs and events in order to revitalize and foster connection to Métis culture and community.
The Métis Youth British Columbia (MYBC) Committee a democratically elected and volunteer-driven governing body that represents and advocates on behalf of Métis youth at the community, provincial, and national level. The information provided by MYBC influences The Ministry of Youth (MOY) program and event planning.
Métis Youth British Columbia (MYBC) is composed of seven (7) Regional Youth Representatives and one (1) Provincial Youth Chairperson; the members of the Committee are elected by Métis youth in their regions. From these eight (8) positions, an Executive is formed.
The Provincial Youth Chairperson holds a voting seat on the MNBC Board of Directors and is the Minister Responsible for Youth (and any other Ministry appointed by the President of MNBC). As political representatives for MYBC, the seven elected members that represent each Region work with their respective Community Youth Representatives to ensure MYBC stays connected with the needs of youth across the province.
MYBC strives to inspire and empower all Métis youth to proudly own their gifts, talents, and important cultural heritage. MYBC provides Youth with the opportunity to become the leaders of today and tomorrow to build a proud, self-governing, and sustainable Métis Nation.
The seven Regions represented by the MYBC Committee of Representatives include:
Region 1: Vancouver Island
Region 2: Lower Mainland
Region 3: Thompson/Okanagan
Region 4: Kootenays
Region 5: North Central
Region 6: North West
Region 7: NortheastImage
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