Earning Farmgirl Sisterhood Merit Badges
3. Public Service
- Attend a city or town council or school board meeting, or a municipal, county, or state session.
- When election time comes around, learn what the issues are that each officiate-elect is concerned about. Pay special attention to ballot initiatives and what they mean.
- If you are a member of a Farmgirl Chapter, give a report sharing what you’ve learned in a non-partisan way.
- Vote in five elections for city, state, and federal matters.
- Run for office or volunteer to work on the campaign for a candidate that you support.
- Win the election (either you or the person you helped win office)!
- For motivation about challenges ahead, read “Free Lunch” by David Cay Johnston.
January, 2008 Edition