RIVERSIDE – The District Attorney’s Law and Leadership Summer Youth Academy for incoming eighth and ninth grade students will be held for the first time at the Murrieta office, Monday, Aug. 7. This year marks the second summer for the program in Riverside.
The weeklong Law and Leadership Summer Youth Academy is a free event. The youth will receive hands-on training and experience in various forensic skills such as fingerprinting and crime scene investigation. They will also participate in character and team-building activities to enhance leadership skills.
“The Law and Leadership Summer Youth Academy gives students an opportunity to explore career options within the area of law, as well as learn new leadership skills,” Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin said. “This program is a way that our office can help empower and develop the youth in our community to become our future leaders.”
The academy will be held Aug. 7-11 at the Southwest Office, 30755-D Auld Road, 3rd floor, in Murrieta. The program runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, with lunch and snacks provided. For more information, call the office at (951) 304-5400.