Developing a new generation of civic leaders.

How should @MeckCounty prioritize services and budget dollars next year? The youth council met this week to advise county leaders on services and strategies for 2020 and the future #cltmeckyouth #studentvoice #youthvoice

Calling all emerging civic leaders in grades 9-11! Learn how your community works, solve civic challenges, and join a diverse network of young civic leaders. Apply now for Youth Lead Charlotte-Mecklenburg! https://t.co/fYisSXkBmR

I enjoyed providing an overview of the County's budget to the Char-Meck Youth Council ⁦@GenNation⁩ & engaging them with a budget exercise. They asked several great questions. The future is bright for our community w/these young leaders! ⁦@MeckCounty⁩ ⁦@GFOA⁩

To expand the electorate & make voting more equitable, we need to support a civic culture & provide opportunities to build civic habits.

Some promising practices for #civic learning include current issue discussion, #medialiteracy, service learning, & opp for #studentvoice.

Congratulations to @ArdreyKellHS junior Gabe Schuhl, who was elected by thousands of peers to be next @CharMeckSchools Student Advisor to the @CMSboard. #cltmeckyouth

Congrats to the winners of the 2019 Student Election! Thousands of K-12 students learned about the candidates and issues, analyzed information, and took informed civic action in #Election2019 #cltmeckyouth #GNivoted

2019- 2021 Charlotte City Council:

Mayor- @ViLyles
At Large- @JulieEiselt, @BraxtonWinston, @JMitchellCLT, @DimpleAjmera
D1- @Larken
D2- @SenatorMGraham
D3- @WinwithWat
D4- Renee Perkins Johnson
D5- @MattNewtonfor5
D6- @FinTechInnov8r
D7- @EdDriggsD7

#CLTCC @wsoctv

5 teens are running to be the next CMS Student Advisor to the @CMSboard. Role gives students a real "seat at the table" in policy and decision-making and is part of Charlotte-Meck Youth Council, a partnership of @CharMeckSchools @MeckCounty @CLTgov @GenNation #cltmeckyouth

The State of North Carolina Internship Program applications for Summer 2020 are live! 🎉This program provides students with work experience that connects their classroom experiences and potential career choices.

Applications can be found here 📩📝:

Students, happy #ElectionDay! Learn about the candidates and issues, make your voice heard on #Election2019 candidates and issues, and cast your vote to *elect* the next CMS Student Advisor! Learn more at https://t.co/50wVqM15OD #cltmeckyouth #GNivoted #kidsvote #studentvoice

Which @CharMeckSchools Student Advisor candidate gets your vote? Learn about the candidates and make your student voice heard in #Election2019 https://t.co/NUI5j1zvww #cltmeckyouth #gnivoted

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