ABOUT US 

The Ross Foundation is a 501 (c)3 non profit organization in Indianapolis focused on improving the city's Far East side through youth programming, economic development, and community engagement. 

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T: (317) 597-5550

E: bethedifference@therossfoundationcommunity.org

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#OURYOUTHMATTERS

The mission of the #OURYOUTHMATTERS Youth Council is to empower our youth and prepare the next generation of leaders and activists of Indianapolis; bringing their innovative ideas to life by pushing them to their full potential to help impact local government.

#OURYOUTHMATTERS Youth Council

The Youth Council is formed to be the voice of their peers and engage in community decision- making.


Student Council Qualifications​​:

  • Age

  • Must live in the city limits of Indianapolis, IN

  • Maintain high attendance at school

  • Recommendation letter from (1) teacher, principle, or coach, etc

  • Demonstrate or speak on what you bring to the community. (ex: gardener, author, designer, etc

  • Must have show commitment to academic excellence

Youth Council Responsibilities:

  • Attend all Student Council meetings unless otherwise excused.

  • Volunteer for at least three activities during the school year

  • Contribute ideas and creative talents

  • Maintain high school attendance

  • Strive for maintaining at least a  "B" average in school

Meetings:
Meetings are held twice a month every other Saturday  from 3pm-4:30pm.

OYM Youth Center