Posted on: January 8, 2018

Youth in Governance program seeks new members

Kenosha County Youth In Governance, a youth empowerment program that offers area teens the chance to directly participate in local government, is seeking nominations for motivated young people for the 2018-'19 program year. 

The requirements to participate in Youth In Governance are:

  • Youth must be a Kenosha County resident
  • Youth must be a high school student in 10th or 11th grade
  • Youth must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater
  • Youth must be able to attend the monthly meetings of their committee
  • Youth must attend at least one Kenosha County Board meeting during their term
  • Youth must participate in the bus tour held the last Wednesday in June
  • Youth must be able to attend additional committee meetings that are combined with other committees

The nomination form is available on the Kenosha County UW-Extension website at https://kenosha.uwex.edu/youth-development or by calling the Kenosha County UW-Extension Office at 262-857-1945. Nominations are due by Friday, Feb. 2, 2018.

More information about the Youth in Governance program is here: http://www.kenoshacounty.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=760.

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