We are thrilled to announce that Sam Weiler ’20 and Jannessa Ya ‘22 have been selected to serve on the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s 2018-2019 Youth Advisory Board (YAB). The board represents a diverse group of young people who will work with Making Caring Common this academic year to make schools and communities more just, caring, and respectful places. As part of YAB, students will collaborate with one another to help address some of the most pressing ethical and moral issues facing young people today.
The 25 members of the 2018-2019 board were selected from a pool of more than 220 applicants in grades 9-12 in the United States. The board represents 19 states across the country, as well as a diversity of backgrounds and identities. Sam and Jannessa are the only students selected from Rhode Island.