Commissioner of Youth Affairs, Chris Johnson, met with representatives of Lipscomb University from Nashville, Tennessee this week to discuss opportunities to strengthen and expand the relationship between the university and Saba. Since 2003 Lipscomb University has been visiting Saba every year and organizes a full program of activities for the youth of Saba during their time here.
Commissioner Johnson expressed his appreciation for the work Lipscomb does on Saba, Commissioner Johnson said, “It is amazing to see how the youth are always looking forward to the arrival of Lipscomb, so many children enjoy the activities Lipscomb organizes.” The Commissioner informed the representatives about developments within local government with regards to the youth policy, especially the where it concerns the Rights of the Child. In this light, various areas where Lipscomb could have role, particularly where it concerns increasing the amounts of activities available for children to participate in, were part of the discussion between the Commissioner and university representatives. The government also offered support to the University for their regular programs on the island.
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