Mayor Mike Bell holds 2013 State of the Youth Address
Thu, 18 Apr 2013 01:46:53 GMT —
Mike Bell laid out his vision for the city's youth in his second state of the youth address.
oung people packed the
McMaster center inside the main branch of the Toledo Lucas County Library to hear the mayors speech.
he mayor talked about various issues impacting youth in the city.
Also, young people had a chance to talk to the mayor about issues concerning them.
any times, youth are looked at and talked about, but they never actually get to hear things for themselves.
And, I think sometimes that the community doesn't always let the youth speak for themselves, and this is the opportunity where they can," explains Rosalinda Contreraz-Harris, acting executive director with the City of Toledo Youth Commission.
ome topics discussed at the meeting include summer employment