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As a teenager, Jennifer Corriero was quick to point out what wasn’t working in her school system. While she was an avid volunteer, she also noticed that there were not nearly enough volunteer placements for her and her peers to be actively involved in their community.
One day, running late to school, Corriero got called to the principal’s office. She was worried she was in trouble, but to her surprise, her principal instead suggested she apply to the City of Vaughan’s Youth Cabinet, as a student who had a lot of ideas and opinions.
“That was a very powerful act — to be asked my opinion,” says Corriero, who served as the editor for the school newspaper, and also wen
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