CANCELED: 4-H Capitol Experience
March 15, 2020 - March 18, 2020
Okemos Conference Center, 2187 University Park Dr, Okemos, MI 48864
Contact: Jackie Martin, firstname.lastname@example.org, 734-222-3877
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO MSU'S RESPONSE TO THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS.
READ MORE ON THE MSU 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS WEBSITE.
The hyperlink should link to: https://msu.edu/coronavirus/.
Registration opens in December. Website for more information: https://www.canr.msu.edu/4_h_capitol_experience/ 4-H Capitol Experience is an annual four-day conference that helps prepare youth for active citizenship by focusing on civic engagement and public policy. Up to 130 teens from around the state converge on Lansing, Michigan to experience state government in action and learn how they can influence policy issues. Participants interact with legislators, state agency staff, lobbyists and other resource people to learn how policy is made. Attendees will: Understand the responsibilities of a citizen Explore different aspects of a policy issue that may affect individuals and communities Explore various careers in public policy Attend bill writing session Have an in-depth meeting with someone in (or involved with) state government If you want to see more, you can check out this video Simulations and activities are incorporated to reinforce and apply what is learned about government. Teens leave the conference with the charge to share what they have learned and get involved with other leadership and civic engagement activities in their communities!
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