Missouri 4-H Legislative Academy
Jefferson City, Missouri
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Legislative Academy is a one of a kind learning opportunity for promising 4-H youth leaders. The goal is to strengthened relationships between Missouri 4-H and key lawmakers and donors, and for youth participants to acquire skills in legislative advocacy.
The Academy was founded by Lowell Mohler and the Missouri 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees.
There is no fee for this event; the only cost for the selected delegates is transportation to and from Jefferson City.
Applicants must be:
Up to 20 applicants may be invited to participate in the interview process. The selection committee will select up to 3 alternates to participate in the event selected members cannot attend.
| Delegates comments
What was the most important thing about the experience?
*gaining more knowledge about the government, and how it works.
*realizing that there is a lot more to the state government than meets the eye.
*learning about the importance of our legislators jobs, & how they effect our everyday lives.
*to stay involved in the government, because the public opinions really do matter to legislators.
*Great trip, an overall great experience. This really makes me think more about what our State government affects.
*Love the Supreme Court & Justice Mary Russell.
*It was a really good trip. At first I was nervous about talking to the Representatives and Senators, but then when I saw them relaxed I was less nervous.
*I had a Fantastic Time!