LT3 Foundation Civic Leadership Academy

VISION: The LT3 Civic Leadership Academy will offer East Orange Public School students the opportunity to learn, develop, and gain an understanding of the social responsibility of a civic leader, through workshops, field trips and open discussion.
 
MISSION: The LT3 Civic Leadership Academy is committed to providing opportunities that will foster civic engagement, leadership, responsibility and pride among the youth in the City of East Orange. 
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:
  • One year program
  • Participants must be in grades 10-12
  • 18 participants per year – Six (6) students per high school, two (2) students (one male, one female) from the 10th, 11th and 12th grades 
  • Must have at least a 2.7 GPA
PROGRAM APPLICATION TIMELINE:
April 15, 2015: Applications and permission slips distributed
 
June 1, 2015:    Applications and permission slips due/selection process begins
 
July 15, 2015:   Participants selected
 
August 20, 2015: Mandatory introduction meeting with Parents/Guardians
 
PROGRAM WORKSHOP TIMELINE AND DESCRIPTION:
Academy participants will attend a series of workshops that cover key areas of civic engagement and will include guest speakers from the respective areas. The month immediately following a workshop topic, the participants will participate in a field trip and will be required to write a brief report explaining what they’ve learned following each trip.
 
September 16, 2015:  The Role of Civic Organizations 
 
October - Field Trip: Attend a meeting of a civic organization
 
November 18, 2015:  The Role of Local Government
 
December - Field Trip: Attend a City Council Meeting/Visit Municipal Court/Attend School Board Meeting
 
January 20, 2015: The Role of County Government 
 
February - Field Trip:  Attend a Freeholder Board Meeting
March 16, 2015: The Role of State Government
 
April - Field Trip: Visit the State House/Legislature/State House Tour
 
May 18, 2015:    The Role of Federal Government
 
June - Field Trip: Visit Senator Booker/Menendez or Congressman Payne Local Offices or DC offices, DC Tour
 
July: Recognition/Awards Ceremony (Parents/Guardians invited)

Email:

Info@LT3Foundation.Org

to receive an application

 
 

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