John Torres, founder and executive director of Bridgeport Caribe Youth Leaders (BCYL), talks with Hanna and Cari about how his organization is changing the lives of youth in Bridgeport, CT. Bridgeport is Connecticut's largest city. Six out of ten kids that BCYL serves live in a single family household. There's a huge gap in wealth when you compare Bridgeport to the rest of Fairfield County. BCYL didn't want to make an excuse as to why their kids could not have the same opportunity as any kid in an affluent area of the United States or even this world. Their goal is to level the playing field by providing their kids access and exposure to sports and education.
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