A Unique Citizenship Educational Experience!
June 16-20, 2017
Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza- Sacramento
Registration open in January 2017
Participants make new friends from across California while they experience California’s government in action by participating in the legislative, political, and judicial processes. California Focus combines hands-on participation in workshops, debates, simulations, tours, and fun activities.
Who can attend
Youth ages 14 - 19. Youth must be at least 14 years old by the time of California Focus.
Adults can apply to chaperone this event.
Set in Sacramento, California's capitol, participants will tour the State Capitol building, Governor's Office, and 3rd State Court of Appeals. Workshops and lodging will be at the Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza, 300 J Street, Sacramento, CA.
What you will learn and participate in
- The election process: Register to vote, conduct a primary election, and develop a political campaign through a two party system.
- As delegates, analyze the needs and issues of your district and enact legislation with the goal of securing the governor's signature to make your bill a law.
- Create a plan of action for your community
- Meet California law makers
- Tour the State Capitol, Governor's office and 3rd Court of Appeal
- Participate in fun activities, tours and cultural events
- Make new friends
For more information contact Jenna Colburn at firstname.lastname@example.org
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