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Youth voice in the 2012 elections
Submitted by Zach Pruitt on Sat, 11/03/2012 - 10:16am
Charged by the City Council with ensuring a youth voice in civic affairs, the high school students in the Northfield Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC) have been working to help guarantee that issues impacting Northfield’s young people are front and center in the 2012 elections. This fall, the MYC has:
- Held local candidate forums on issues important to youth
- Filmed candidate videos to introduce youth to local candidates
- Organized a Youth Vote at the Northfield High School
Learn more about these efforts, check out the videos they produced on the local races, and see the results of the Youth Vote HERE.
A special thank you to the Youthprise Foundation, the Sheltering Arms Foundation, the America’s Promise Alliance, and the Northfield Area United Way for supporting these efforts to empower and give voice to Northfield youth.