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Making a Movement Workshop Presented by Blackout Stamford

Join NSHSS Ambassadors Leilah Saint Louis & Abnerline Macenat and NSHSS member Patrick Lesspinasse for this interactive workshop on creating a movement in your community. They will discuss the three-day event that they put together over the summer, sharing tips on how to brand and market your movement, how to build valuable community partnerships, and how to recruit and engage volunteers.


Saturday, October 17, 2020
2:00-3:30 PM ET


Workshop Presenters

Leilah Saint Louis - Panel
Leilah Saint Louis
NSHSS Ambassador

Leilah Saint Louis is a rising senior at Westhill High School. She was previously at J.M Wright technical High School where she studied Culinary Arts. She founded Blackout Stamford in May 2020. She is dedicated to giving back to the community. She is an aspiring Pediatric Surgeon. She is responsible for delegating her members, scouting for new opportunities, and finding new ways to educate her community etc. She has a lot of passion for helping others and social & racial justice.

Abnerline Macenat - Why Vote
Abnerline Macenat
Executive Director, BlackOut Stamford

Abnerline Macenat is a rising senior at J.M Wright Technical High school In Stamford, CT where she studies Health Technology and is a part of the student council. She is also dedicated to her community. Her interest also includes focusing on the mental health of young women, and the health and STEM fields. Abnerline's responsibilities include providing members assignments, member engagement, and recruitment. Abnerline is also an NSHSS Ambassador.

Patrick Less - Blackout Stamford
Patrick Less
Art Director, Blackout Stamford

Patrick Less is best known for his photo shoots and editing skills. He is a student studying Digital Media at J.M Wright Technical High School in Stamford, CT where he is the Vice President of the Class of 2021. His interests revolve around photography, photo editing, filming, and video editing and is responsible for the branding and social media channels of the organization.