Oakland Charter high school senior awarded Student Change Maker award at Bay Area civics day by generation citizen
OAKLAND, CA - Congratulations to Julia Chen, a senior at Oakland Charter High School for being award the Student Change Maker award at the Bay Area Civics Day by Generation Citizen! We are so proud of you and all of your accomplishments. It is students like you that are truly making a difference in our world! Thank you for serving as a role model in our community.
During her speech, Julia told her peers - "Students need to know they have a voice... [Instead of] waiting for someone else to get the ball rolling, we need to create the conversation. We need to bring the issues to the table."
You can watch her speech here,