Evelyn Reyes

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Evelyn Reyes

Term: School Year 2018-2019
   

Evelyn Reyes is a junior at the John D. O’Bryant School of Math and Science. She is currently a member of the Boston Student Advisory Council (BSAC) where she has served for more than a year as part of the leadership team. In her role on BSAC, she is responsible for representing Boston Public Schools students in discussions and decisions regarding important policy issues that impact students’ educational experience. As a BSAC member, Evelyn presented to school leaders and staff on how to support young people when they are experiencing attendance issues, she facilitated a town hall with over 100 young people on the impacts of trauma and the need for social emotional wellness and she played a key role as an organizer with March For Our Lives: Boston. Her passion for educational justice stems from her experiences as a public school student and her upbringing in a home where education comes first.

Evelyn is a singer in the Boston Children’s Chorus and has served as co-president of the Concert Choir. Her strong beliefs are in the areas of education, environment, immigration, and health. She is a devoted member of BSAC due to her belief in a better educational system.  Evelyn continues to advocate for the rights of young people to be engaged in decision-making that impacts their educational experiences.