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YMLA Scholars Attend the Fort Worth Chapter of the NAACP’s Annual Freedom Fund Banquet

 

Six YMLA scholars had the honor of meeting Ms. Opal Lee, the Grandmother of Juneteenth, while attending the Fort Worth chapter of the NAACP’s Annual Freedom Fund Banquet. She was extremely impressed by our young men and was very complimentary of our students. They also were able to meet several civic and community leaders, as well as federal and state elected officials. Also, pictured is US Secretary of HUD, Marcia Fudge, who was the keynote speaker for the evening and delivered a powerful message. Please congratulate the following scholars for representing YMLA so well: Jared Saucedo, Zavier Hill, Devin Stevenson, Elijah Adebayo, Gustavo Castillo, and Christopher Smith.