City Councilman Manny Sanchez Visits JAG

On January 14th, New Britain High School JAG participants got the chance to sit down and speak with Manny Sanchez. Mr. Sanchez is a member of the city council for New Britain and is also the Employer Relations Coordinator at Goodwin College. Manny’s personal upbringing and rich experience left students feeling inspired to pursue their dreams.

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The interactive topic of conversation was overcoming adversity. Sanchez states, “you have to do better for yourself, you have to do better for your life. There’s no other option.” The message of perseverance was genuine and the students responded positively to the realness of the conversation. The talked helped students gain the perspective that they, as individuals, are in control of their destiny and that they need to work hard for what they want in life.

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