Participants take a hands-on approach to learning about democracy at the local level by seeing firsthand how local, county and tribal governments work during these academies for high school-aged young people. They attend board or commission meetings and visit with department heads and court officials. They work as a team to identify a community issue that’s important to teens, then prepare and present an action plan about it to a local or county commission or a tribal council.

For more information, visit the Michigan 4-H Leadership and Citizenship page or contact Brian Wibby, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 906-475-5731, or Jackie Martin, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 734-222-3877.

Related News

View more articles Subscribe to RSS Feed

Events

View more events