Waking up early on Saturdays is tough, its even worse when the cloudy skies outside make you want to curl up in bed even more. But, on Saturday, January 27th, forty Houston area high schoolers made their way to Rice University for a day of intense leadership training. Students started the day out with learning … Continue reading Rainy Day, Sunny Outlook- Houston’s Leaders in Training
Smack in the middle of early voting, our youth leaders met to explore the importance of elections and how youth, regardless of age or legal status voting eligibility, can still be involved in the electoral process. Throughout the day, they heard from multiple guest speakers including Dr. Zafron, President of the Texas Medical Board. Shortly … Continue reading Youth Voices and Votes: Make it Count event summary
On Saturday, December 9th, forty Houston high school students braved the chilly weather and joined us for a jammed packed day of learning about community issues, meeting Senator Sylvia Garcia, and inspiring each other to become stronger youth leaders. In the morning, we heard from ELL co-founder, Mario Salinas, on how minority youth can have … Continue reading Fall Youth Leadership Conference 2017
Beatrice Engenti I have enjoyed ELL is because it opened my eyes to realize things in the society. My society didn't even know I existed. For example, gender inequality. Just because I am a women, people think I am weak, but I am not. It is up to me to show them how strong a … Continue reading Hear what our Fellows have to say!