For example, Youth Council Kickoff (9/21/19), Youth Council Retreat (10/19/19), Take Down Tobacco Day at the Capitol (03/18/20)
APPLY TO JOIN THE YOUTH COUNCIL!
To be eligible you must be a student in middle, high school or college. Applications are accepted year-round.
Youth Council Events.
- Policy Priority Review
- How a Bill Becomes a Law
- How to speak to Legislators
- March to the Capitol/Sign Waving
- Group meetings with individual Legislators
- Breakfast and lunch included
Youth participant sign up
Join students from across the state gathering to stand up and speak out against Big Tobacco. Activities include a morning educational session, youth rally, sign waving, and meetings with legislators.
Adult and organization sign up
Individuals and groups can join youth advocates from 11:30am-1:30pm. During this time, community members will be able to sign wave, and stay for our speakers during the lunch program.
What was the most valuable thing you learned at Take Down Tobacco Day? (formerly known as Kick Butts Day)
“We can make a difference.”
“How long a process it is for a bill to become a law.”
“How to speak to legislators and that they want to hear from us.”
Quotes were submitted anonymously on a feedback survey.