Makayla Gilliam-Price is a 17 year old Baltimore activist. She founded the youth justice organization City Bloc. She also organizes with Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, a Baltimore-based non-profit and a member of Baltimore United for Change.
She is the 2015 recipient of the Princeton Prize in Race Relations Certificate of Accomplishments and the Wired Up Community Hero Award for Outstanding Accomplishment in Youth Leadership. Makayla is a senior at Baltimore City College High School in Baltimore, Maryland.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx