2017-2018 Young Legislators Program

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Overview of the Program

Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin is honored to welcome the second cohort of The Young Legislators Program in the 44th Assembly District, a program with the goal of preparing our youth today in becoming future leaders of tomorrow.

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The program will expose students to state and local legislative process, local issues affecting the community, navigating the higher education system, and introduce them to career opportunities. It consists of:

  1. Six Saturday seminars on civic engagement in local city and county government; navigating higher education; and career opportunities. The seminars will be in collaboration with community figures and other leaders from the 44th Assembly District.
  1. A trip to the State Capitol in Sacramento, where students will learn how ideas become laws, observe a full session of the State Assembly, sit-in on committee hearings, and meet with other legislators and policymakers from across our state.

The Young Legislators Program is a great introduction on how government works and impacts local communities. It will help create a foundation for youth and motivate them to take leadership within their community.

Eligibility and Important Dates:

  • Only high school incoming 2017-2018 sophomores and juniors in the 44th Assembly District are currently eligible.
  • In order to be considered, you must commit to the SIX Saturday seminars from October 2017- April 2018. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Deadline to apply is Friday, September 29, 2017.

For questions, please contact my Oxnard district office at (805) 483-4488.

2017-2018 Young Legislators Application