The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus will host its Youth Legislative and Advocacy Youth Leadership Academy on Friday, April 25, 2014 in partnerships with State Representative Dee Dawkins-Haigler, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. -Stone Mountain Lithonia Alumnae Chapter, The Hank Stewart Foundation, The National Council of Negro Women Rockdale/Newton Section , Enchanted Closet GIRL$ Service-Learning Program, Jack and Jill of America - East Suburban Atlanta Chapter, Knorthstar Outreach,Jewell Jackson McCabe Emerging Leaders Institute, SHE IS POWERFUL INC, Jewels Initiative and Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc., Chi Tau Omega.
The academy will be held in the House Chambers of the Georgia State Capitol from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Youth will hear topics from various State Departments and Community Partners:
Department of Agriculture
Department of Community Affairs
Department of Consumer Affairs
Department of Driver Services
Deparment of Juvenile Justice
Georgia Supreme Court
Governor's Office of Children and Families
...plus many more!