Christopher Brito, University at Albany, SUNY
Hyde Leadership Charter School, Bronx, NY
At 16 years old, Christopher began traveling with Global Potential, an organization promoting global awareness and improving socio-political policies. He visited Boston, Washington D.C., and New York with delegates from Haiti, which changed his perspective of the immigration policies of his home country, the Dominican Republic. Christopher, along with a group of his peers, comprised and delivered a speech to U.S. State Department officials advocating for the reformation of immigration laws in the Dominican Republic. Christopher is currently leading a project to encourage Latinos to pursue higher education by providing a network of mentors. He is also an intern for YMCA. Christopher will major in business administration.