Ngoc Nguyen, is a rising senior at Debakey High School for Health Professions. She attended the Youth Summit in 2017. Hear about her experience at the Youth Summit and why she encourages others to apply and attend this year!
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!