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.
Published on October 29, 2021
Six tips for empowering youth.
Published on February 16, 2021
A dream fulfilled: 4-H participation as a youth was the catalyst for a career in government.
Published on March 28, 2019
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