Thursday, May 21, 2015

Applications are being accepted for the 5th annual Young Assemblymembers Program for local high school and first year college students. The four week program focuses on developing leadership skills and empowering students to become the leaders of the community. The program takes place from July 7 to July 30 and will meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. at the Salinas District Office of Assemblyman Luis Alejo.

The program lasts four weeks and is open to high school and first year college students who live or attend a school within the 30th Assembly District. The program offers workshops on legislation, community organizing, event planning, team building and conflict resolution. Students who complete the program will receive a special recognition certificate and a letter of recommendation from Assemblyman Alejo.

This program is available at no cost to the participants or their families.

Application deadline is June 19, 2015. Application form is available here at  or at the Salinas District Office, 100 W. Alisal Street, Ste. 134, Salinas.

For more information please contact Gilbert Ramos, Young Assemblymembers Program Director at (831) 759-8676 or via email at

Luis Alejo represents the 30th District in the California State Assembly, which consists of the Salinas Valley, Monterey County, San Benito County, South Santa Clara County and the city of Watsonville in Santa Cruz County.

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