Councilwoman Russell was invited by the Parent Leadership Initiative of Long Island to participate in its “Local Government Panel discussion”. PLI (Parent Leadership Initiative) is a non-profit organization that provides skills, training and resources for civic engagement. By inviting The Councilwoman and other elected officials to this panel discussion it created the introduction and opportunity for its participants to begin advocating for their individual and community needs.
(Right to left)Town of North Hempstead Dist. 1 Councilwoman Viviana Russell, Suffolk County 15th Dist. Legislator DuWayne Gregory, City of Long Beach Councilwoman Anissa Moore, Uniondale School Board Member Dr. Terri M Magnum, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran.