The Irving Youth ACTION Council (IYAC) is a group of teens that works with the Youth Council and the Parks and Recreation staff to develop teen-specific programs, activities and events. The group also is actively involved in a variety of community service projects and leadership development initiatives.
IYAC meets at 6 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month.
Teens interested in becoming a member of the IYAC are encouraged to complete an application form (PDF). New members are chosen throughout the year.
To develop an alliance among the youth, youth-serving agencies, city government, schools and the community.
To secure for all children and youth the highest advantage in physical, mental, social and moral development.
To advise on how to solve the problems encountered in providing services to the youth of the community.
Enrich the lives of the youth and children of the community by meeting their needs.
Advise the City Council, city administration and the citizens of Irving on programs to help eliminate violence and provide a safe environment for the community’s youth and children.
Serve as a central clearinghouse for all the programs offered to youth and children by various organizations and agencies in Irving.