October 2, 2019

From The Kresge Foundation:

Young adults have the unique expertise and experience that can help us discover the best solutions to our most difficult social problems.

For the last 10 years, UTEC, part of The Kresge Foundation Human Services Program’s Next Generation Initiative, has coordinated Teens Leading The Way (TLTW), a statewide youth-led policymaking coalition which empowers youths ages 17-25 from low-income and immigrant communities across Massachusetts to create lasting change through policymaking.

Three former youth organizers with Teens Leading The Way, Carline Almond, Jefferson Alvarez and Andy X. Vargas, visited the foundation in September to share how they became leaders that campaigned for and achieved policy changes in their community.

Read the full article HERE