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!
We are excited to announce two new team members joining the ELL family! Arese Guobadia Arese Guobadia is a junior studying Chemical Engineering at Rice University. Arese’s hometown is Frisco, Texas and some of her interests include music, food, and hanging out with friends. Arese has a twin sister, an older sister, and an … Continue reading Meet Our New Interns!
Last week, Mi Familia Vota and OCA - Asian Pacific American Advocates brought over forty Houston-area students together for a week of education, reflection, and action around important issues impacting our community. At the beginning of the Emerging Latino Leaders summit, participants connected with their peers from over 20 different high schools. They then worked … Continue reading Houston Youth Come Together for Emerging Latino Leaders Summit