Mr. UDALL of New Mexico (for himself, Mr. BROWN of Massachusetts, Mr. BEGICH, Mrs. MURRAY, Mr. BINGAMAN, and Ms. MURKOWSKI) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and PensionsCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
Whereas the unique perspectives and insights of young people, especially young people who have participated in a public policy-related program, outreach initiative, internship, fellowship, or congressionally sponsored youth advisory council, are essential to ensure that investments made by the Federal Government in youth services are effective and efficient;CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
Whereas existing outreach and engagement mechanisms of the Federal Government are often designed in ways that inhibit participation by, and lead to the under-representation of, young people in the policy-making process; andCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
Whereas numerous Members of Congress, Governors, State legislatures, mayors, and city councils have created youth councils that have proven to be an effective means of receiving input from young people, which leads to more effective and efficient investments in youth services: Now, therefore, be itCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(3) recommends that the President’s Youth Council as a whole undertake activities to solicit the unique views and perspectives of young people and bring those views and perspectives to the attention of Congress and the head of each department or agency of the Federal Government.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
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