Democracy Must Be Learned By Each Generation

This past weekend, we celebrated 70 years of programming with more than 1,000 high students from all across Texas who convened in Austin for the Texas Youth and Government State Conference. Students competed and learned as judges, lawyers, legislators, advocates, and journalists.

The mission of the Texas Youth and Government (YG) program is to help teenagers become responsible citizens and future leaders of our nation. With staff and volunteer support, the YG program is an environment in which students can increase their political awareness and understanding while learning the meaning of social action through an actual hands-on experience in government. 

Students in the media section of the conference captured images, stories, and videos. Follow us on our social networks to see the conference highlights and read  stories written by future journalists. Click our links below to get full access!

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For more information regarding the program please visit Texas Youth and Government.

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