06.01.11

Schiff Welcomes Councilmember Jacque Robinson to Nation's Capitol for 2011 Young Elected Officials Network National Convention

Washington, DC- Rep. Adam Schiff (CA-29) is honored to welcome Pasadena Councilmember Jacque Robinson to a four-day 2011 Young Elected Officials (YEO) Network National Convening. As a young elected official attending the largest assembly of elected leaders in the country younger than 35 years old, Robinson will have the opportunity to shadow Rep. Schiff for the day and exchange ideas with 200 peers who share similar aspirations for their communities. The convention will challenge leaders to identify issues and generate solutions facing their respective communities.

“Jacque is a terrific councilmember and a great example of the next generation of political leaders in our community and country,” Rep. Schiff said. “By networking with fellow young leaders and being exposed to different policy development organizations and think tanks, these young elected officials will continue to demonstrate the leadership skills necessary to ensure a strong future for our communities.”

“The importance of the YEO program is to have unity with other Young Elected Officials from around the country and to demonstrate that we have a voice in the political process on all different levels, from local to state governments across the nation,” Robinson said. “I look forward to shadowing Congressman Adam Schiff to experience his work in action, and observe how he puts the needs of our district first and advocates for residents of the 29th district.”

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