Last month I travelled to Washington DC for National 4-H Conference. It's a youth leadership conference for all 4-H youth leaders from every state. They come together for a week and figure out solutions to problems that their generation will face.
Here's the cool part, they prepare presentations about their solutions and deliver them to officials at the USDA, HRSA, and White House! A seriously amazing opportunity for a teenager.
Teens also spend a day at the US Capitol meeting with their own Senators and Representatives telling them their 4-H story.
Here's a video I made about the experience:
I design, plan, and evaluate economic development programs for Utah State University.
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