Created for 8th – 10th grade girls who are interested in government and community activism. They will learn how local government works, how they can get involved and how to create the change they wish to see in their communities.
Through this one week experience, the girls will:
-Explore their talents with other like-minded girls.
-Flex their leadership muscles.
-Learn from women leaders.
-Participate in giving back to their community.
- City and State Government: Orientation on how state and city governments work and the positions that are available.
- Community Advocacy: What is it? How does it work with local governments? How it can be different from the government.
- How does everything work: Looking at how laws get passed at the city and state levels as well as how elections work.
Each day the girls will hear from different women guest speakers ranging from chiefs of staff, candidates, office holders, community activists, etc. They will take the lessons they’ve learned to create:
- A political campaign with a slogan, marketing ideas and finance plan.
- Create a law they would like to see passed in their community.
- An advocacy plan for a change they would like to see in their communities.
Registration is limited to 10 girls so don’t delay in getting your daughter enrolled today!
Dates: Mon. July 8 – Fri. July 12
Times: 9am-3pm each day
Cost: $100 (includes t-shirt, lunch, snacks and materials)
Location: 2101 CityWest Blvd.