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There are several ways that YOU can contribute to State government. Even if you're under 18 of age, you still play an important role in Texas.




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Kids in Action
: During the 78th session, elementary school students came to the State Capitol to testify before the State Cultural Affairs committee. They were testifying in support of creating the official state snack of Texas.

Try ThisTry This: Listen and watch what the students had to say. 

 

Watch the first student witness (1min 25sec) or all student witnesses (9min 19sec.).

Learn MoreSee how kids are getting invovled with their communities, as well as ways you can participate. www.dosomething.org

Can you think of other ways for kids to get involved? If you have some great ideas for other kids, share your ideas by filling out the form below.

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Kids' Suggestions:

Visit my State Representative in her district office.
~ Brigid, Grade 5, Taylor

To let 12 and over kids vote
~ Austin, Grade 1, Midland

Have a kid Represenative for each grade in each school to have meetings of what they think.
~ Carl, Grade 7, Evant

Let our Representative come to our school.
~ Alyssa, Grade 5, Petrolia

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