The Power of Youth

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Linda M. (center) with BGCM staff

Boys and Girls Club of Malibu recently announced this year’s winner of the Youth of the Year Award: Linda M. Each year, the club selects a Youth of the Year based on the student’s contributions to their school, community, family and the club, as well as overcoming personal challenges and obstacles.

“Linda is a long-time member and core leader at the club. She has recently taken on a leadership role as an advocate for mental health and has accepted a paid internship mentoring her younger peers,” the club posted on social media. “Linda participates in all of our programs, including Brent’s Club & Leaders In Training, and values living a healthy lifestyle and contributing to the community. She is an exemplary student, BGCM leader, and role model for others.”