Truman HS’ Youth Speaks Conference

Councilman King (2nd from l) and his wife Neva Shillingford-King (c) presented the parents of 8-year-old Cellou Diallo with a Certificate of Resolution in memory of little Diallo who was fatally struck by a van last month.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Andy King’s Office

Harry S. Truman High School’s auditorium was filled with more than 600 youngsters attending the 12th annual Youth Speaks conference on Wednesday, May 9 . Co-hosted by Councilman Andy King and the Bronx Youth Empowerment Program, the teens received insight on what it’s like to be proactive and civic-minded in their community and their school.

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