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Participants take a hands-on approach to learning about democracy at the local level by seeing firsthand how local, county and tribal governments work during these academies for high school-aged young people. They attend board or commission meetings and visit with department heads and court officials. They work as a team to identify a community issue that’s important to teens, then prepare and present an action plan about it to a local or county commission or a tribal council.

For more information, visit the Michigan 4-H Leadership & Citizenship page or contact Brian Wibby, wibby@anr.msu.edu or 906-475-5731, or Jackie Martin, marti623@anr.msu.edu or 734-222-3877.

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