AMERICAN LEGION GIRLS STATE:
Empire Girls State is
a hands-on week-long educational workshop, focusing on Americanism and the
political process, sponsored by the New York State American Legion Auxiliary.
The goal of the program is to help students to better understand democratic ideals
and the part we as individuals play in carrying out these ideals. This program,
which has been accredited by the National College Credit Recommendation Service
(National CCRS) is a non-partisan attempt to teach high school junior girls
about government, politics, and Americanism.