Renaissance Youth Center’s ‘Youth Connect: Journey 2 Unity’ Summer Tour

(l-r) The Youth Connect Leadership Award honorees were Manhattan and Queens’ Charlie Street, Staten Island’s Amanda McGarry, Bronx’s Sebastian Fernandez, Queens’ Adriana Padilla Duran and Brooklyn’s Yiting ‘Kelly’ Su.
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Renaissance Youth Center hosted ‘Youth Connect: Journey 2 Unity,’ a free city-wide summer event tour, on Thursday, August 15 at Mullaly Park. The finale event in the Bronx will also honored five youth, one from each NYC borough with the Youth Connect Leadership Award.

Members of Youth Connect, the NYPD and NYP Explorers welcomed everyone to the event.
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Police officer Lopez (2nd from r) met with local youth during the celebration.
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Young musicians serenaded the audience.
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Youth Connect members had fun celebrating summer with the local community.
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Local youth engaged in a push up competition during the festivities.
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