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Youth & Government: Advocacy

Mission   

To help teenagers become responsible citizens and future leaders of our nation.

Goal

To create 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. Make a difference and help teens become responsible citizens and future leaders of our nation by becoming an Advocate for the Youth and Government program. We rely on dedicated volunteers to provide their time, expertise and support to our amazing program. Local advocates support our program mission and goals through various avenues

SHARE

  • Share more about our program with your local civic and professional organizations
  • Lobby at the capital after our state conference to help share the bills and initiatives important to our teens

REFER

  • Refer volunteers to participate in our program
  • Discuss the program with local school officials and encourage them to explore starting a club at their campus

TALK

  • Talk about our program every chance you get.
  • Join the Texas State Alliance Today and get connected to a group advocating for our youth year round.

 CONTACT

Learn more today! Contact (Missy Quintela, District Director) at 512-236-9622 or email her at missy.quintela@austinymca.org to get involved.