Friday, January 30, 2009

Press Herald: Teen Advisors Should Be Considered

PPH editorial:
As the parent of any teen can attest, connecting with high school students can
be often be a challenge. It's a normal part of development for teens to be a bit
self-absorbed and caught up in their own world. Yet teenagers have a stake in
the larger world and often have a perspective that's worth hearing. That's what
makes an idea proposed by a member of the Westbrook City Council so worth
considering. Brendan Rielly, the council president, says he would like to create
two nonvoting council seats for youth representatives.
- John C.L. Morgan

Related: Youth Advisory Seats Proposed for City Council (January 28)

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