Brown accepting high school Leadership Academy applicants

PHILADELPHIA, May 17 – State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown, D-Phila., is seeking high school students that wish to participate in her summer-long Leadership Academy.

Students ages 14 to 18 who live in the 190th Legislative District are encouraged to apply for the summer training program.

The selected students will meet in Brown's constituent service office on a daily basis between July 5 and Aug. 19.

Students will have the opportunity to develop skills which may assist them when they enter the job market.

"I enjoy hosting this annual summer program," Brown said. "It is a joy to watch the students grow and develop their interpersonal and business skills over the six-week timeframe. I know they also feel the personal growth they experience during the Leadership Academy."

The Leadership Academy is limited to 20 students.

Applicants must visit Brown's constituent service office, 1435 N. 52nd St., Philadelphia, to apply.

For more information, please call (215) 879-6615.

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