Please take note of the Youth Community Coalition Legislative Forum coming up on September 19. I encourage you to disseminate this info to all in your network who work with or care about children. I have attached a program flier to this message as well. Thank you for your help in getting the word out about this event!
WHAT: 2017 Youth Community Coalition Legislative Forum
WHEN: September 19, 2017; 6:30-8:30 PM
WHERE: Hickman High School Gym
WHO: State Representatives and Senator for Boone County and select guests
AUDIENCE: Community including local middle and high school age students
PROGRAM: The YC2 Legislative Forum is conceived as an opportunity for those committed to youth in our community to inform local elected leaders about issues that affect their well being. This year’s event will feature all of our elected state representatives and our state senator, as well as, a select group of professionals and youth from the area. The event will focus on 3 specific topics chosen by the Youth Community Coalition members and area youth. Those topics are 1) Bullying, 2) Mental Health Resources, and 3) Youth Substance Use. Panel participants will discuss each issue together for approximately 30 minutes. Audience questions will be solicited and asked at the end of the program.