Cottage Grove

Grove students look forward to youth council activities

PHOTO PROVIDED - YAC members and Rep. Cedric Hayden testify for HB 3030 in 2017. Left to right: Hayden, Tori Raade, Emma Leigh Hernandez.

Cottage Grove has been on many forefronts throughout the years. Its Youth Advisory Council (YAC), a group of middle and high schoolers from the area who advise and participate in City Council meetings and planning, is one shining example. Some other cities have similar organizations but not all of them have won accolades from the Governor or passed a state law.  

Forced to curtail its activities due to Covid . . .