Austin’s ambassadors: Members of the Mid-Austin Steering Committee were among the Chicago Area Project (CAP) youth ambassadors meeting with kids from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia on July 20. The visit took place during a Coast 2 Coast International Youth Connection event at CAP’s headquarters, 55 E. Jackson.

The Mid-Austin Steering Committee youth ambassadors are: (front row) Vanessa Lewis, 16, of Von Stuben High School; Alexa Dixon, 16, of Austin VOISE Academy; Nataki Whitten-Jackson, 16, of Lyons Township High School; and Michell Boens, 15, from Von Stuben.

Courtesy PAT MOORE