YIG: An Authentic Governmental Experience

We already know that YIG provides curious and active students from all over the state of Colorado the opportunity to come to the capitol building, sit where our senators and House representatives sit, and simulate the reality of working in government. But how authentic of an experience is it? If the students participating in this…

Senate Bill 1-102: Ban Private Companies and Non-Governmental Organizations from Participating in Immigration Detention

By: Yessica Ramos Senate Bill 1-102 is an act to ban private companies and non governmental organizations from participating in immigration detention in the state of Colorado. According to the bill and Definition of NGO, a Non-Governmental Organization, is a nonprofit organization regulated by volunteers at the local, national, and or international level. The purpose…

2019 Election Candidates

Speaker of the house : Codey Carr- Golden High School Dylan Stroh- Resurrection Christian Pres. Senate : Colette Bangma-Resurrection Christian Tarun Amasa- Fairview Attorney General : Jimena Becerra- Gateway Braden Kerr- Lakewood HS Trysten Jordan- Pueblo West Kelly Hernandez Sanguino- Cherry Creek Chief Justice : Emma Belew-Ladue- MPHS Trentyn Wilson- PWHS Nathaniel Jackson- RCS Qing…

From Generation to Generation

By Julian Beai and Ashley Hatch Since starting in 1948 Colorado Youth in Government has had the opportunity to inspire many young leaders. Senator Andy Kerr is one of those inspired leaders who has gone on to work in politics to help lead our country. Kerr was a senator for Colorado that is passionate about…