I am Taranika Holloway.
I am 17 years old and in the 10th grade at EDCO Youth Alternative.
If I could improve my school and the Boston Pubic School system, I would hire more teachers and tutors, and provide for more afterschool activities. I would also want to prevent violence, and work toward lowering the number of ganges and less people hanging on the streets.
I joined the BYSN Youth Committee to make a change in any way I can.
The Youth Committee will also help me advocate for others and myself, and be a leader.
The BOSTON YOUTH SERVICE NETWORK is a group of community-based organizations working collaboratively to provide alternative education and employment pathways for youth at risk. Organizations engage youth through a continuum of programs including nontraditional learning environments in alternative schools, career exploration programs to build job and life skills, integrated support services and postsecondary connections.
BYSN’s Youth Committee planned the 2nd Annual Alternative Education Prom, “A Night at the Casino.