The Habit Fundraiser 

Date: October 17, 2018
Time: 4-9pm

Come join us on October 17th to the La Cumbre Habit between the hours of 4-9pm to support the YMCA Youth & Government program. 20% of sales go to providing scholarships for students in our community.

Upcoming Youth & Government

Open to all high schoolers!

A hero’s journey has to start somewhere. Join YMCA Youth & Government and make the change you want to see in the world.

  • Draft a bill that your fellow delegates will debate on the Senate floor in Sacramento.
  • Over 50 including roles in news and media, legal proceedings, political parties, legislative assembly, and more!

Make your voice heard and debate topics that affect the country today.

Weekly Meetings
Thursdays 7:00pm-8:30pm

Conference Dates: 
T&EI: November 9 – 11 in Fresno, CA
T&EII: January 19 – 21 in Fresno, CA
MLC: February 14 – 18 in Sacramento, CA


Youth & Government at the YMCA

Youth & Government provides outstanding educational and social experiences for your teen. Your teen will build and strengthen positive character traits and life skills. Teens will also strengthen their communities by becoming active and responsible contributors who are inspired to lead and empowered to create meaningful change.

Our participants experience government first-hand and work with others to solve community problems through discussion and debate. This six-month learn-by-doing experience brings together a cross-section of local and statewide high school students to discuss issues and practice real democracy.

Participating in Y&G can be a life-changing experience and benefits include:

  • Leadership development
  • Public speaking
  • Research and writing
  • Values and teamwork
  • Critical thinking
  • Greater understanding of civic engagement
  • Addressing issues on statewide and national levels

Delegates will prepare for conferences held in November and January at the Fresno Convention Center and ultimately an exciting trip to the State Capital in Sacramento where participants take the floor!

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