Reuben Polanco, 13, of Bronx, NY was in the Nation’s capital today to receive an award from all three federal arts and culture agencies on behalf of SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young.
SAY’s Confident Voices after-school program today received the 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, the nation’s highest honor for these programs. The program was recognized for its effectiveness in promoting learning and life skills in young people by engaging them through creative youth development programs.
Pictured: Travis Robertson, Director of Programming at Confident Voices and 13-year-old Reuben Polcano accept the 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from Jane Chu, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts ceremony on November 9, 2017. Photo by Steven E. Purcell.