A Washington, DC-based organization is investing in young people
through training events that focus on politics, spiritual
leadership, character development and personal excellence.
Isabella Shag from Hawaii recently attended a TeenPact Leadership
School in Richmond, Virginia. TeenPact is a non-profit
organization that instructs young Christian students about
political campaigns and instills a desire to serve.
[about] using the media … signs and campaign slogans, and just
making sure your candidate has a great platform …" she shares.
The classes include topics like public speaking, the basics of
debate and how a bill becomes law.
"We had some guest speakers, a lot of people who used to work at
Capitol Hill and places like that," Shad details. "I feel like I
learned a lot, and it was worth it, and that I can make a
TeenPact Leadership Schools exists to help young people learn
the foundations of government from a biblical perspective, and then
to think critically about the laws and decisions made by
individuals in key government positions.
Founded in 1994 by Tim Echols, TeenPact currently offers classes
in 39 states.