The Fulton County Department of Human Resources is responsible for managing a centralized merit system in accordance with established laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. It provides personnel management and support to all county departments. The Fulton County Youth Commission (FCYC) is a unique leadership program for high school students in the county, sponsored by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners and coordinated through the Division of Youth and Community Services. The primary purpose of the FCYC is to advocate for children and youth issues and strengthen the leadership skills of participants.
The FCYC explores several issues faced by today's youth and expresses its opinions to the Fulton County Board of Commissioners on the best possible solutions. Program participants provide recommendations to the Board of Commissioners and Fulton County legislators on solution-based approaches that combat the problems faced by today's youth. The FCYC also participates in community service projects, exposing them to the diverse needs and problems of Fulton County citizens. The Invesco QQQ Half Marathon is an annual running competition that takes place in Fulton County. It is the oldest half marathon in the Southeast, having first taken place in 1963 at the North Fulton golf course.
The course begins on Capitol Avenue, with a turn to Decatur Street, Marietta Street, passing through Centennial Olympic Park, Atlantic Station and Piedmont Park, where runners run the last kilometer of the Peachtree in the other direction, before jumping to Courtland Street, Irwin Street, and then returning to Decatur Street before running to Capitol Avenue and ending up inside Center Park Stadium. The Fulton County government provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or covered veteran status. Applications for the FCYC are normally available in May towards the end of the school year. The Invesco QQQ Half Marathon was originally celebrated the weekend before Christmas but was changed in the mid-1970s to be after the holidays. From 1992 to 1996 it began and ended near the Atlanta-Fulton County stadium and ran north along Piedmont Road (Georgia) 23 to Peachtree Street where it headed north and then returned south. The FCYC is an amazing opportunity for young people to learn about and participate in local government processes while developing their leadership skills. It is designed to increase interest in human services and create a means of communication between community leaders and youth in Fulton County. If you are a high school student looking for an exciting way to make a difference in your community while honing your leadership skills, then look no further than the Fulton County Youth Commission! Applications are typically available in May towards the end of the school year - so don't miss out on this incredible opportunity!.