Senator Jason Barickman to host students at Fifth Annual Youth Advisory Council

Students to see government in action, participate in mock debate

State Senator Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) will provide students with an opportunity to learn how state government operates during his Fifth Annual Fall Youth Advisory Council (YAC) at the Illinois State University (ISU) Alumni Center on Thursday, Nov. 8.

Students will have an opportunity to meet with lawmakers, learn how legislation moves through the Illinois General Assembly, participate in a mock legislative hearing, and more. Then in spring they will head to the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield to meet with Sen. Barickman and complete part two of the learning experience. Media are welcome to attend.


Senator Jason Barickman

ISU Admissions Director, Jeff Mavros

Habeeb Habeeb, CEO and Principal of BPC, Founder of H-Squared


Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Illinois State University

Alumni Center

1101 North Main

Normal, Ill. 61761

If you would like to set up a time visit the YAC and interview Sen. Barickman, please contact Alex Williams, interim Communications Strategist for Sen. Barickman in advance by email at or via phone at 217-782-8685.


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