Youth Researcher | Intergenerational Change Initiative
My name is Jessica Barreto I am senior in high school. I am actively involved in various activities in my community, The Briarcliff Rotary Interact Community Service Club, where we go and do midnight runs, feed the homeless, shovel sidewalks and our community neighbors driveways and steps. President of Student Council in my school. As well as part of Intergenerational Change Initiative, where I am an active youth researcher who helps different systems better themselves through active youth research. As well as personal experience with different agencies. I decided to take my experience and help in the process of enhancing our system for future kids.
Why do you believe innovations in participatory democracy are important?