NCSL Highlights Youth at Annual Meeting

On July 24 at the New Orleans Convention Center, the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) held a session for 150 legislators entitled ‘Investing in Our Future: The Status of America’s Youth’. Panelists included Elizabeth Gaines of the Forum, Senator Appel of Iowa, Representative Roberts of Colorado and Representative Walker of Connecticut. Elizabeth provided an overview of the status of youth in America and how using a Ready by 21 approach can help. She also covered recent legislative developments in states to prepare youth for college and for work. The policymakers shared recent legislative developments in their states to prepare young people with better health, better connections to community and youth leadership opportunities in state government.

Publishing Date: 
August 7, 2008
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