Amina Mahe Mukhtar


BOE Reporter & CCP Youth Representative

Amina serves as a member of Let Youth Lead (LYL) – a youth advisory think tank for Waterbury Bridge to Success (BTS) Community Partnership.

IIn her role, they are responsible for centering young people’s lived experiences and expertise to generate new ideas that push forward the BTS mission & vision to ‘Build, Transform & Sustain’ Waterbury’s children, youth, and families in school, career, and life.

Amina is looking forward to upcoming community events that LYL will spearhead including raising awareness of the government functions within the city such as the Board of Education. It is her vision that LYL will continue to participate in the active sharing of information and building youth capacity to advocate on behalf of themselves.

Amina is a Waterbury Public School student. In her spare time, she likes to play tennis, travel, and bake.

Hear from Amina

“I am a part of Let Youth Lead (LYL) to get more Waterbury youth involved in society. I also am glad to be a part of a team that generates and implements new ideas for our community.”

Meet Let Youth Lead

Our talented team of dedicated youth come from diverse backgrounds, skill sets and strengths. Together, they are dedicated to generating new ideas to build youth power in Waterbury.