Do you know of a youth who is curious about or interested in government? Consider nominating them for the Racine County Youth In Governance program!
This an opportunity where students can contribute their voices to community issues and develop their confidence, independence, leadership skills, and civic knowledge while serving on one of five County Board committees for an entire year.
The requirements to participate in Youth In Governance are:
- Youth must currently be a high school freshman, sophomore, or junior at time of application;
- Youth must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale;
- Youth must be a Racine County resident;
- Youth must be able to attend the monthly meetings, typically occurring once or twice per month.
The nomination form can be filled out online at https://goo.gl/forms/UzvomDbljQxGyE6N2. Nominations are due by 4:30p.m. on Thursday, February 7th, 2019.
More information about the Youth In Governance program can be found by going to the Racine County UW-Extension website at https://racine.extension.wisc.edu/4-h-youth-development/youth-in-governance/.