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YG Blog2023-07-28T19:56:37-05:00

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Our Youth and Government Blog is a space for our Media delegates to write and publish their work throughout the program year. Keep yourself updated and in the loop by reading topics written by our youths from across Texas.

Governor Hopeful Believes Preparation for YAG Leads to Success

March 4th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

By Alanis Rodriguez, Chisolm Trail High School Students spend hours preparing for the Youth and Government State Conference. These moments are spent practicing, seeking advice, and considering endless possibilities in court or on the floor. While some go to the conference to hang out with friends and see the sights, [...]

Emily White’s Bill

March 4th, 2023|Categories: 2023, YG State Conference|

By Piper Watson North Central Texas Academy First-time Youth and Government delegate Emily White has been chosen to speak on the floor in the senate today because she has written an outstanding and debatable bill. She is confident in her research and information and knows the subject well. [...]

Texas Capitol Adds Rich History to YAG Experience

March 4th, 2023|Categories: 2023, YG State Conference|

By Piper Watson, North Central Texas Academy The story of Texas’s State Capitol started long ago when it was established in 1839. The second president of the Republic of Texas, Mirabeau Lamar, wanted to make the town of Waterloo the Capitol of Texas. After the Texas Congress had approved the [...]

Dogs Beware!

March 4th, 2023|Categories: 2023, YG State Conference|

By Lilly Salcedo, Duncanville High School Youth and Government is a program that gives young students the voice to enact change for what they believe is the best for an evolving society. The Legislative branch of this organization gives the students that opportunity to exercise this practice of speaking out [...]

Live, Love, Leg: The Importance of the Legislative Branch

March 4th, 2023|Categories: 2023, YG State Conference|

By Delia Rune, Liberal Arts and Science Academy   The legislative section of Youth and Government (YAG) is one of the organization's most popular sections. In the legislative section, students propose bills and try to get them passed. One of this year’s legislative students, Prabath Girish, explained his bill [...]

YAG is the now. YAG is the future!

March 4th, 2023|Categories: 2023, YG State Conference|

By Zuly Noriega, Duncanville High School    As the Renaissance Hotel becomes flooded at State with eager delegates from Youth and Government (YAG), we can’t help but notice District 5's theme and attire. A navy long-sleeve blue shirt with big bold red letters spelling out, “THE NOW GENERATION.” Delegates also [...]

A Game of Cards

March 4th, 2023|Categories: 2023, YG State Conference|

By Saron Elias Garland High School   Youth and Government collects students from all around the state, allowing them to come together as a group to compete, learn from each other, and show their skills. However, delegates tend to hesitate when it comes to meeting others, despite this rare [...]

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