Gage Park Student Voice Leaders Attend MLK Youth Action Summit

Youth leaders were able to learn about the work that is happening throughout the city and how to use new techniques to address the issues that many youth and communities are facing. Students also were able to attend various workshops like Increasing Community Safety, Creating Inclusive Communities, Reducing Educational Inequities, Building Positive Identities/Healthy Relationships  and Promoting Healthy Living. Also students were able to sharpen up their leadership skills and learn new ones to take action by attending the following workshops: Canvassing, Creating & Contacting Media, Team recruitment & retention, Event planning & turnout and Lobbying. Students even got to speak and take pictures with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and current CEO Janice Jackson.