Sangguniang Kabataan (SK)

SK and Katipunan ng Kabataan (KK) were created through the Local Government Code of 1991
(Republic Act 7160) that provides opportunity for young people to directly participate in local governance;
Composed of all youth aged 15 to 21-year-olds;

In December 4, 1992, the first SK leaders were elected in nearly 42,000 barangays;

In 1995, with the passage of R.A. 8044, that created the National Youth Commission, the secretariat functions
of SK were transferred to the NYC which in effect replaced PCYA;

In 2002, the age bracket for KK membership was changed, through R.A. 9164, from 15 to 21-year-olds to
15 to 17-year-olds;

INKED Short Video Competition

“INKED” is a short video competition jointly implemented by the National Youth Commission and the Commission on Elections last August 2017. It is open to young filmmakers aged 18 to 30 years old. INKED Short Video Competition is part of a nationwide voters’ education campaign and one of the exciting activities lined up to entice young people to participate in the electoral process.