Girls’ Day at the Legislature, which is happening at the State Capitol Complex in Charleston on Tuesday, February 3, 2015. The first of its kind, Girls’ Day at the Legislature is a unique civic education experience where participants will learn the ins and outs of government and public policy through hands-on activities and mindful leadership practices. The knowledge and skills obtained at this event will enrich the girls’ lives, staying with them throughout their studies and personal motivations.
Girls’ Day at the Legislature is open to any female high school student between the ages of 13 and 18 and offers a hands-on learning environment for civic education. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a Mock Legislature, tour the State Capitol, meet their elected officials, and voice their concerns and ideas at a Youth Forum with state lawmakers. Student participation is free and includes breakfast and lunch; however, participation is limited to 125 students.