YMCA OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS

Youth and Government™

Change the way you see the world.

LEGISLATIVE

JUDICIAL

MEDIA

STATE AFFAIRS

Experience the inner workings of government firsthand.

Join the YMCA of Southeast Texas Youth & Government club through your school or local YMCA, and you can take on the role of…

It all culminates with the four-day YMCA Youth Legislature Conference in AUSTIN. You participate in a conference led by other teens elected to office by their peers, take part in debate, and vote on the bills that fellow delegates write and present. Walk away with improved research and communication skills. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by.

PROGRAM GOAL

To develop young men and women who will be better citizens by being both knowledgeable and active in determining the future of our democracy.

Activities

OBJECTIVES

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

Malia Verret
Teen Program Coordinator
(409) 962-6644, ext 210
malia.schexnayder@ymcasetx.org

Driven by its founding mission, the Y has served as a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community for more than 175 years. The Y empowers everyone, no matter who they are or where they’re from, by ensuring access to resources, relationships and opportunities for all to learn, grow and thrive. By bringing together people from different backgrounds, perspectives and generations, the Y’s goal is to improve overall health and well-being, ignite youth empowerment and demonstrate the importance of connections in and across 10,000 communities nationwide.