Imperial Valley Students Traveled to Nation’s Capital for National 4-H Citizenship Focus

Congressman Bob Filner announced today that he has joined the 4-H Congressional Caucus.

Congressman Bob Filner recently met in his Washington, D.C. office with Imperial Valley students Gabrielle Lofton (Westmoreland) and Preston Hutchinson (Brawley). Gabrielle and Preston traveled to the Nation’s Capital as part of a national 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus trip.

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Bob Filner announced today that he has joined the 4-H Congressional Caucus.

“I’m proud to be a part of the 4-H Caucus and work with the 4-H to help create a new generation of leaders,” said Congressman Filner.  “4-H is not only engaging our youth to reach their full potential, but also teaches them life skills and how to better serve their community.”

The 4-H Caucus in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives creates educational opportunities for 4-H youth to learn how the U.S. government functions, encouraging greater and better informed involvement in the political process. The Caucus also provides members of the House and Senate with the most current information on the mission, activities and accomplishments of the 4-H.

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