Generation Joshua recently finished its iGovern East and West summer leadership camp at
across the country attended this year. After months of work our leadership training program allowed participants
to actually try and make government work. During the iGovern program, participants act as members of
Congress and taste what goes on when Congress is in session. Each student had the opportunity to draft bills,
talk with lobbyists, create and advance their party platform, and hone their leadership skills.
Congress react? What does it mean to do justice, love, and mercy? There were a variety of responses, which is bound to happen in real life decision making. Some said the
First, we added a Senate. Until this year, we only worked on the House of Representatives. But this year we added a Senate to make our simulation more realistic allowing impeachment, nomination fights, and treaties. The second addition was three specialty classes: Campaigns and Elections, Legislative Techniques, and Party Leadership. Campaigns and Elections walks students through the election process by teaching them how an election works and how to run a successful campaign. The Legislative Techniques class gave students a course in parliamentary procedure and strategy to write and pass a bill.
By Joel Grewe