Junior State of America club members attend Winter Congress

Six members of the Harvard-Westlake Junior State of America club participated in the J.S.A. Winter Congress, in which students debated various topics in a mock-Congressional procession during Presidents’ Day Weekend, from Feb. 15 to Feb. 16. Members of J.S.A. participate in Winter Congress At the convention, students proposed bills, offered amendments and gave speeches expressing […]

Youth activists convene at Junior State of America conference

Several students from the Junior State of America (JSA) club attended the Fall State Convention at the Hyatt Regency Orange County from Nov. 23 to 24. Attendees took part in fairs, panels and debates that focused on various political issues and activism initiatives. JSA conference includes many activities to increase political knowledge Discussion topics included […]

Three attend JSA, simulate Congress

Three students attended the Junior State of America Southern California Congress in Torrance to participate in a model House of Representatives and model Senate. Zoe Dutton ’15, Samantha Garfield ’14 and Victoria Yu ’15 attended the Feb. 16-17 convention. Garfield said committees debated and voted on peer-written bills concerning topics from contraception to universal healthcare. […]