Youth on Local Government Boards and Committees

UW-Extension is working with county boards and city councils and their committees to include youth representation in several Wisconsin counties. Youth Representatives on Full Elected Board Adams County: The Adams County SAYL Program helps young people and government officials work together. The purpose of the program is to create a model of youth involvement within […]

Youth in Governance

What do we mean by Youth in Governance? Youth and adults working together in positions of authority to make decisions and take action to strengthen organizations, communities, and our democratic society. Why is it important? In 2002, over 2000 Wisconsin residents came together in 83 county-based conversations on youth development. They identified two top priorities […]

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