More than 200 people attended NYCHA’s second Youth Voice Counts Leadership Summit in June to celebrate the Youth Leadership Councils’ (YLC) ongoing work.
YLCs help young people grow into civic leaders and advocates for change. Members between the ages of 14 and 21 receive training and mentoring to address pressing issues in their neighborhoods. The councils are divided into 15 geographical zones across the city. They meet over the course of the school year to brainstorm solutions and create action plans.
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