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NJC Testimonial

There’s an inexplicable feeling of joy that comes from arriving in Chicago each year for the National Judicial Competition. Admittedly, it’s not the late July heat, nor the infamous Chicago humidity, that draws back delegates summer after summer, but the chance to get to know some of the most incredible students that Youth and Government… Read more »

An inspiring Y&G story from the 66th Model Legislature & Court.

I’d like to tell you a story. I am at our final YMCA Youth & Government conference in Sacramento. It’s a high school program that allows students to take over the capital for 5 days and write/propose/debate/pass legislation, budgets, and constitutional amendments amongst other things. They dress in business formal every minute of every day… Read more »

Getting Ready for MLC

With just slightly more than a week left until my last Sacramento, I am constantly overwhelmed by a mix of emotions: Excitement for what will surely be the best conference yet, sadness as I prepare for my last Youth & Government meeting as a delegate and a strange feeling I can most clearly describe as… Read more »

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