Queens borough president launches ‘Civics in the Classroom’ student engagement initiative


To teach students about the importance of civic engagement in their communities, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards announced the launch of “Civics in the Classroom” at Bayside High School on Tuesday, Nov. 16. 

Richards and Bayside High School Principal Tracy Martinez hosted a discussion with hundreds of students about the importance of voting, being involved in one’s community and much more.