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First Congressional District Youth Cabinet

“The First District Congressional Youth Cabinet is a source of immeasurable pride for me. The young men and women that make up this extraordinary group are not only an inspiration in their commitment to public service, but an invaluable source of information for me on the issues that affect youth throughout the community.” – Congressman John B. Larson

Congressman Larson behind the podium with a group of people



Who We Are and Why Our Voice Count


Forum on Youth Engagement

Thursday, August 29th, Congressman Larson joined members of the First Congressional Youth Cabinet to host a forum on youth engagement. Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merrill and other leading experts discussed the importance of youth engagement and what meaningful youth engagement looks like in practice. Other speakers included Alex Wirth of The Huffington Post, author Kim Sabo-Flores and Thaddeus Ferber, Vice President of Policy for the Forum on Youth Investment.