Monday, May 23, 2016

Deadline to apply to Young Assemblymembers Program is June 17

Assemblyman Luis A. Alejo (D-Salinas) is accepting applications from high school and first year college students who reside or attend school in the 30th Assembly District for his 2016 Young Assemblymembers Program. The four-week program focuses on developing leadership skills and empowering students to become leaders in the community.

This year’s program is scheduled for July 5-29, with meetings every Tuesday and Thursday from 2-5 p.m. at Alejo’s Salinas District Office. The program is available at no cost to the participants or their families.

Students who complete the program will receive a special recognition certificate and a letter of recommendation from  Alejo, and have an opportunity to tour the California State Capitol.

This will be the final year for Assemblymember Alejo’s Young Assemblymember Program. Alejo will be leaving the Assembly at the end of this year. Alejo founded the program in 2011 to provide young people of the Central Coast region an opportunity to learn leadership skills the importance of civic participation and higher education.

The Young Assemblymembers Program application deadline is June 17, 2016. The application form is available online here or at the Salinas District Office, located at 100 W. Alisal Street, Suite 134.

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