2015 Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year, Melanie Oliveira

MTL YOY Melanie Oliveira – For the second consecutive year, Melanie Oliveira is a finalist for the Boys & Girls Club’s 2015 Youth of the Year. A student at Arts High School, Melanie has been a member of the Boys & Girls Club of Newark – Ironbound Salvation Army chapter for nine years, gaining valuable experience as a youth leader and community service volunteer. Along with Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin, Melanie joins Meet the Leaders host Jeff Henig at the Statehouse in Trenton to talk about why the Club means so much to her as she looks forward to majoring in Communication and Media Arts.