Tonight, Young People For (YP4)– a national network that provides life-long social justice leadership training centers black, brown, indigenous, disabled, and LGBTQ+ leaders in education, media, politics, business, government, and everywhere– will host its YP4 Civic Engagement Series of the summer featuring young elected officials and other who will break down how power functions at each level of government.
The purpose of the series is to offer young people a clearer understanding of who holds the power to influence our day to day lives and how they can shift that power to our communities.
WHO: First guest speaker of the series is Svante Myrick, Mayor of Ithaca, NY, discussing his personal experience in local government.
WHAT: YP4 Civic Engagement Series (July 1, 8,15, & 22)
WHEN: **Tonight** Wednesday, July 1st at 7:30PM ET
WHERE: ONLINE; Register HERE.
This training is completely FREE and OPEN to the public and is part of a series taking place every Wednesday in July– July 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd. The YP4 Civic Engagement Series will lead up to the YP4 Civic Engagement Summit scheduled for August 4-7, 2020. More information to come.