Now that the election is over, Michigan’s Children and our candidate forum partners are building relationships with the winning candidates, now our elected officials. Senator Margaret O’Brien, Representatives Jon Hoadley and Brandt Iden, and House Majority Leader Representative Aric Nesbitt’s staffer Jennifer Humphries met with a group of Kalamazoo young people to start getting to know each other’s concerns, interests and priorities for work throughout the year. This is the first quarterly meeting between area young people and their state legislators.

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