What an amazing day! Retired Dodger Baseball player Maury Wills, shares his inspirational story of his triumph over circumstances, his dreams that became reality and his passion for the game of life! It was a transformational experience for the students and counselors alike. We are so grateful he stayed to watch us play, sign autographs and talk with us.
We were also fortunate enough to have Councilman Joe Buscaino join us and share his passion for baseball and the community. A former Los Angeles Police Officer, Councilman Buscaino chose getting involved in his community at a deeper level to be a catalyst for change in the Watts, Wilmington and San Pedro communities. A ardant supporter of Sharefest, and our students, we are honored to have Councilman Buscaino visit us here at Summer YDA.
Our sincere thanks goes to Chad Mayer, the visionary and co-founder of Sharefest who provides us with the opportunity to come to summer YDA, learn about our community and how we can be the leaders of tomorrow.
I posted a photograph to captures these men...(left to right) Councilman Buscaino, Chad Mayer, Maury Wills.
It is an honor to be a junior counselor at Sharefest Summer Youth Development Academy.