The U.S. Department of Labor (US DOL) strongly encourages states and local workforce development boards (WDBs) to establish Youth Committees to assist with planning, operational, and other issues related to the provision of youth services. Youth Committees can help local communities to identify gaps in services,  coordinate youth policy, ensure quality services, leverage financial and programmatic resources and recommend eligible youth service providers.

You can find your local Youth Committee on CareerOneStop's "Youth Council Finder"

To support local boards with their transition to Youth Committees, the Division of Youth Services has hosted two webinars and created a guide designed to aid with transforming the potential of Youth Committees into measurable results: