Friday 24 January, 2020

Watch: Youth leaders sound off on political engagement

Tejane Taylor, St James Youth Mayor.

Tejane Taylor, St James Youth Mayor.

Mindful of the general disinterest in political life and public service among their peers, youth mayors are calling for more consistent and comprehensive civic education.

The Youth Mayors, who recently paid a Courtesy Call on Prime Minister Andrew Holness, arranged by the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development, at Jamaica House outlined various ways that current leaders could make politics more attractive to young people.

Watch the video for what the youth mayor had to say.

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