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Saturday, January 28, 2012

Youth Civics: Registration opens February 1

Taking Civics? Interested in politics, law or service? Want to know how to make a difference on decisions that impact you?

GenerationNation's exciting program, YouthCivics, will have its next session in March and April. Registration begins February 1. Participants attend real government meetings, see the courthouse and meet a judge, find out who the leaders are, where government gets (and spends) its money, explore careers and more.

YouthCivics is ideal for students in Civics & Economics class and others with an interest in government, politics, law and service. The course takes place one evening a week in March and April (does not meet during Spring Break). Sessions will be held at government buildings in downtown Charlotte. Community service hours are available for completing the course, participating in discussions about community issues, and providing important feedback.

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited - sign up now! There is a one time $25 fee, which includes dinner, handouts and other materials. Scholarships are available. Schedule, session location and directions and other information will be provided after you register.

To register and ask questions, contact or 704-343-6999. To register, send your name, school, phone number and email address.Put Youth Civics in the subject line or note it somewhere else in the email. (We are also registering students for other programs at the same time.)