Posts Tagged as "youth power"

Freeing Myself

September 13, 2016 /

Being able to stand in front of a large group of people and share my story has forever changed me. I would have never imagined that I would be able to find the courage in myself to speak up.

I’m Choosing to Vote for My People

June 22, 2016 /

Those words held extreme significance for me on Election Day. They restored my ideals and filled my mind as I approached my polling place: “It is our duty to fight."

Advocating for Merced’s Youth in D.C.

April 8, 2016 /

Some of the issues we advocated for included health access for undocumented people, immigration reform and youth investment. That last one is critical in Merced, where city leaders seem to have forgotten the youth and have completely underfunded opportunities and resources for them to prosper.