Our Town is a community civics program facilitated by the Sudbury HIstorical Society that promotes a better understanding of the history and function of local government. It will take place twice a month outside of school hours beginning in October. Throughout the 2018/2019 academic year, participants will:
* Learn about the history of town meeting and local democratic practices
* Discuss the purpose and function of town government with local town employees and represtatives
* Select an issue of concern, draft an article for submission to the Town Warrant, and market the the article to the community.
* Participate in a mock Town Meeting for the purposes of debating and voting on the selected warrant issue.
Students interested in participating should submit the application below. Program is limited to 12 students. Program fee for selected participants is $100. (To inquire about need-based scholarships, please contact Katina Fontes at email@example.com