Even though I have only been part of Youth and Government for a year, it has changed my life. I was in Model United Nations, which is basically a similar concept but world issues, instead of just California issues.
In this program I have made such amazing friends that I know I will be friends with for a very long time. When I first started the program I had no idea what I was doing. When I started to go to more and more meetings, I finally understood what the beauty of this program is. It lets high school students debate on current topics, and lets us know that everyone has a voice.
It saddens me that kids around California who need a voice and want to share can't do the program just because of the cost. The Future Leaders Campaign lets that happen. With kids fundraising all over California, it crates scholarship's for the kids who need it.