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Posted on: January 5, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Youth in Governance program seeks new members

Kenosha County Youth In Governance, a youth empowerment program that offers area teens the chance to directly participate in local government is seeking nominations for motivated young people for the 2015 -2016 year.

The requirements to participate in Youth in Governance are:

  • Youth must be a Kenosha County resident
  • Youth must be a high school student in 10th or 11th grade
  • Youth must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater
  • Youth must be able to attend the monthly meetings of their committee
  • Youth must attend at least one Kenosha County Board meeting during their term
  • Youth must participate in the YIG Bus Tour held last Wednesday in June
  • Youth must be able to attend additional committee meetings that are combined with other committees

To nominate a young person, nomination forms are available on our website at or contact Tedi Winnett, Director, Kenosha County UW-Extension at 262-857-1931. Nominations are due February 6, 2015

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