Published: Aug. 3, 2022

During the 2021-2022 school year Public Achievement was highlighted as a key CU Engage program that is supporting local impact through our support and development of youth leaders.  The experiences of PA alumni Enihs Medrano and Jaideep Mangat, now both local elected officials, as well as Program Director and Instructor, Soraya Latiff, are highlighted in this article.  Our program cultivates and intentional pathway for young people to grow though the program as leaders during their youth and go on to impact their schools and communitites.  The article highlights examples of Public Achievment programming and youth led change efforts and clarifies our program's model to create sustainable legacies and social change.

Enihs Medrano and Jaideep Mangat stand outside Lafayette City Council building