Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva seeks bright, self-motivated, energetic high school sophomores and juniors to serve as a Young Legislator.

The Young Legislator program gives students the opportunity to learn the inner workings of state government and the legislative process. The Young Legislators members will meet on a regular basis to discuss issues important to their communities, share ideas on youth related issues, and explore the possibility of a career in public service

This Free Three-Month Program Offers Students:

· Leadership Development Training

· Community Service Opportunities

· Knowledge of the Legislative Process

· Interaction with Community Leaders


· Submit an application by February 21st

· Must be a high school sophomore or junior who resides in the 65th Assembly District

· Must be available from March 10th  to May 19th

Must attend 80% of the program sessions to receive a certificate of completion

Applications for the 2018 Young Legislators is now open.

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