Speak out for youth

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If KIDS Could VOTE, What Would They Say?  Join us and find out at a free Speak Out for Youth!  Saturday, Oct. 20th ~ 12 noon to 5 PM , PACE University; Pleasantville, NY.   Let your voice be heard and REGISTER NOW!   Leading up to the November 6th election…We’ve asked state and local candidates to share their views on issues affecting children and youth via our candidate questionnaire.  The presidential candidates will have their say at the upcoming debates.  Now we want to hear from Westchester youth! Join young people (ages 13-24) and their adult allies as we speak out about the top issues affecting youth. Help educate policy-makers and the public about what youth need!  Highlights Include:  Opening Plenary – Your Vote Will Count!  Overview of Issues & What’s Important to Youth.  Mock Presidential Election for Youth with Instant Results.  Vote of Priority Issues Impacting Youth in Westchester.  YOUTH SPEAK OUT: Share how these concerns impact you. What issues are missing?  Small Group Discussions on Solutions/Action Steps.  YOUTH SPEAK OUT: What do you think will work?  Wrap Up & Next-Steps plus the Mayors’ and Supervisors’ Challenge Recognition.  Reception.  Live Entertainment by Lord Judah.  Photo and Video Booth.  Raffle of a Tablet, separate bonus raffle for those bringing a parent/guardian.  Community Service Credit.  Find out more HERE.