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Councilmember For A Day Challenge

An Inclusive Storytelling Experience


Program Information

Students in grades 8-12 who are interested in politics and want to know what it is like to serve as a Montgomery County Councilmember are invited to submit entries for Councilmember Craig Rice’s “Councilmember for a Day Challenge.” 

Students will work in teams of three with an instructor to develop a short video on highlighting a public policy that is important to them. The winning team members will have the opportunity to serve as Councilmember for a Day.

Important Dates:

  • Student Registration Deadline: Sept. 20
  • Instructor Sessions: Sept. 14, 15, 19, and 22 from 3:30 - 5:00 (Zoom)
  • Student Sessions: Sept. 26 – Oct. 28
  • VOICES Video Submission Deadline: Oct. 31
  • Virtual Showcase/Film Festival: Nov. 9
  • Winner Serves as Councilmember for a Day: Nov. 15