Louisiana Youth & Government
The YMCA Louisiana Youth and government program is a statewide initiative promoting civic engagement through the YMCA's philosophy of being an organization that is continuously active in exercising social responsibility. This particular program promotes the tenet of social responsibility by allowing high school students to be civically engaged in a mock government setting. LA Youth and Government hosts two conferences annually, Model United Nations and Youth Legislature.
The mission of the YMCA Youth & Government program is two-fold: