Students Ask Their Elected Officials Questions at the 2022 Teen Political Forum

Teen Political Forum

Teen Political Forum. {Photo by Sharon Aron Baron.}

By David Russell

Local high school students have an opportunity to meet and ask questions to their city, state, and county representatives about issues they care about.

This annual educational event, created by former mayor Roy Gold in 2007, is organized by students from Coral Glades, Coral Springs, Coral Springs Charter, J.P. Taravella, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas with guidance from city staff.

Last year’s event was held virtually due to  COVID-19 but is now back live for the community to watch live.

Vice Mayor Joshua Simmons, who led last year’s forum, says this is an event he believes in wholeheartedly.

“I’m incredibly proud of our city for providing a platform that encourages our youth to engage and address state, county, and local elected officials by asking them important – and sometimes tough – questions.”

Held Tuesday, April 7, 2022, at 7 p.m., the Teen Political Forum will be held live at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts

Students can submit their questions in a video format online or by tweeting TeenPolForum using the hashtag #TeenPoliticalForum.

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David Russell

David Russell
A Coral Springs native, Florida State University graduate, and eternal optimist, David strives to find the local hidden gems in South Florida. He has a strong interest in technology, finance, and comedy.

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