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Young people are a powerful force for change. As future reformers, young people have innovative ideas on how to solve the political, economic, and social problems facing their communities. The Civic Engagement Institute for Youth engages young people int he democratic process and best practices of civic engagement.

Calcasieu Parish Civic Engagement

The Calcasieu Parish Civic Engagement took place on November 6th and 7th, 2017 at Family & Youth Counseling Agency. Students from several local schools came together to discuss issues of concern to them and their peers. Students researched and prepared presentations on their topics and then delivered them to a panel of local officials who offered feedback and advice.

 Calcasieu Parish Civic Engagement Institute

The Jeff Davis Parish Civic Engagement took place on February 26 & 27, 2018 in Jennings, LA. Students from several local schools came together to discuss issues of concern to them and their peers. Students researched and prepared presentations on their topics and then delivered them to a panel of local officials who offered feedback and advice.

Jeff Davis Parish Civic Engagement Institute