Media Advisory - Senator Tony Mendoza to Swear-In the 32nd Senate District Young Senators Leadership Program 2016-17 Participants

August 10, 2016

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) will swear-in his 32nd Senate District Young Senators Leadership Program (YSLP) 2016-17 participants at the City of Downey Council Chambers on Thursday, August 11, 2016. The event begins at 6 p.m.

More than one-hundred-fifty-three incoming high school seniors will be joined by their family, friends and community members at the orientation and swearing-in.

What: 32nd Senate District 2016-17 Young Senators Leadership Program Swearing-In & Orientation

Who:   Senator Tony Mendoza

Mayor Pro Tem Sergio Contreras, City of Westminster

2016 YSLP Class Members

Incoming 2016-17 YSLP Participants

Where: City of Downey Council Chambers, 11111 Brookshire St, Downey, CA 90241

When: Thursday, August 11, 2016, 6 p.m.

“The Young Senators Leadership Program is a unique opportunity for high school seniors to learn firsthand about California government and to serve our community,” said Senator Tony Mendoza. “It is important to provide opportunities for young people to learn about a career in public service. There is no better way than through the YSLP. I look forward to inspiring our next generation of leaders.”

The annual program provides area high school seniors with the unique opportunity to learn about California’s government and legislative process. Students participate in a broad range of activities, including researching local issues, attending meetings with legislative staff, assisting constituents, and traveling to Sacramento for a mock legislative session in the State Capitol.

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Senator Tony Mendoza, a Los Angeles native and former elementary school teacher in East Los Angeles, represents the 32nd Senate District encompassing portions of Los Angeles and Orange Counties. For more information about Senator Mendoza visit his website or follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

"To help constituents and the community through courteous, friendly, non-judgmental service and to help educate and lead the next generation of leaders."