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Guadalupe Teen Court was honored in July by the National Association of Counties. Guadalupe Municipal Court Presiding Judge Lilia Alvarez, who's mission is to 'empower teens in Guadalupe', leads the program which provides the 'opportunity for skill development and growth to an under-served population.'
During the week of June 13-17, 2017, thirty-one Arizona educators and 10 New Mexico educators attended the Arizona We the People Summer Institute held at the Arizona Capitol. Participants engaged in activities that would enable them to provided quality civic education to their students. Content knowledge was delivered through esteemed constitutional scholars that included Chief Justice Scott Bales, Judge Murray Snow, Dr. Brian Dille, Arizona State University Professor Catherine O’Donnell, and Matt Binford, Esq.
This academy will provide participants with interactive lessons to educate students on the consequences of common types of theft, juveniles may attempt, both in the real world and in cyberspace. The lesson activities will provide students with opportunities to practice positive decision making while addressing strategies to control impulses that lack civic responsibilities.
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