Kelly Garcia serves on school committee in Chelsea, MA.
"Representation matters. When students come to your meetings and see a familiar face, it brings a smile to their face."
Kelly Garcia surprised everyone in her community when she became the youngest member and Vice Chairwoman of the Chelsea School Committee in her hometown. She ran for office when she was just 21-years-old. Hear about how she is making impact in the place where she grew up.
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