YouthBuild Long Island Students Visit State Capitol

Owen H. Johnson

April 29, 2010

Photo left to right:  Michael Russell; Senator Owen H. Johnson; Salaaman Keitt; Andrew Martinez; and Elizabeth Morgan, Director.

Senator Owen Johnson was pleased to meet with YouthBuild Long Island students who recently visited Albany to discuss their program’s successes in the Long Island community.

United Way’s YouthBuild Long Island is a free youth and community development program, and alternative school, that addresses core issues facing low-income communities.  At YouthBuild, young men and women, ages 18-24, work towards their General Equivalency Diploma while learning hands-on job skills. 

To find out more about United Way’s YouthBuild Long Island, visit their website at:  WWW.UNITEDWAYLI.ORG/YOUTHBUILD