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Youth and Government Volunteers Needed!
YMCA Youth & Government is a statewide civic engagement and leadership development program in which YMCAs, schools, and community organizations involve students in hands-on learning experiences.
Students form clubs at their schools or local Y facilities and participate in a mock state government. Clubs meet throughout the fall semester and then gather for the District Conference with teens and clubs from across the region.
This year's District Conference will be Saturday, November 16 at Akins High School (map), and we need your help as volunteers. More than 350 middle and high school students from Austin, Leander, San Antonio, Corpus Christi, and Waco will converge on Austin High for a full day of competition as judges, lawyers, legislators, advocates, and journalists. We need your assistance to ensure a smooth and high quality experience.
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Morning: 8:30 - 1pm
Afternoon: 12:30 - 4:45pm
Full Day: 8:30 - 5pm
General Conference: 7-10am, 11-1:30pm, or 3 - 5pm
For more information on the program, visit the YMCA Youth & Government page.
For more information about how to start a Youth and Government club at your school, please contact:
Jose Tovar at 512-236-9622 ext. 329 or email@example.com.
For infomation on Youth and Government conferences, please contact:
Missy Garcia, 512-236-9622 ext. 357, or firstname.lastname@example.org.