Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Monterey County High School students: become a young assemblymember

The third Annual Young Assemblymembers Program for local youth sponsored by Assemblyman Luis Alejo is receiving applications until July 1. The four week program is focused on developing leadership skills and empowering high school student to become leaders in our community.

On the first week, Young Assemblymembers Program students will participate in a two-day leadership development training to sharpen and learn leadership skills.

After the leadership training, students will work on community events, tour local facilities where they will learn about important issues in our community for the remaining weeks. Students that complete the training and their projects will receive a special recognition certificate and a letter of recommendation from Assemblymember Alejo at a Young Assemblymembers Program Graduation Reception scheduled for August 2, 2013.

The Young Assemblymembers Program will include training on:

· Leadership Development
· Legislative Process
· Project Planning
· Community Organizing
· Professional Etiquette

The Young Assemblymembers Program application deadline is on Monday, July 1, 2013. You can download the application form here, by request by emailing Laura.Cabrera@asm.ca.gov, or for pick up at the District Office located at 100 W. Alisal Street, Ste. 134, Salinas.

For more information contact Laura Cabrera, Young Assemblymembers Program Coordinator at (831) 759-8676 or via email at Laura.Cabrera@asm.ca.gov.

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