Yash Semlani was appointed as Houston’s Inaugural Young Ambassador by Mayor Turner at an event on Feb 7th at City Hall and was awarded a proclamation for his role as a young community leader. His parents CK and Gauri Semlani were present at the appointment.
The mission of the Mayor’s Young Ambassador Program is to provide elementary and middle school students the opportunity to develop leadership and citizenship skills while learning about city government. Members develop a sense of personal growth and achievement, a profound understanding of city initiatives and work to establish a rapport with community leaders and the citizens of Houston. Young Ambassadors will serve the city in their roles for one month, participating in various community service projects and special events.
Yash will focus on three service areas: Children’s Literacy, Children’s Hunger and Harmony in Diversity
Yash was awarded a proclamation by the Mayor and Feb 7th was names "Yash Semlani Day"
Link to video of his speech at City Council: https://vimeo.com/203180789