On April 19, teens from around the Louisville metro area gathered under the Big Four Bridge to share causes they are passionate about and to put that passion into action by participating in a compassion walk across the bridge and back. Two of our WaterStep Teen Board members, Suzetta Fuller (pictured above, left) and Lexi Jacobs (pictured above, right) led the charge and proudly carried their signs announcing, “I walk for safe water.”
Mayor Craig Greenburg was in attendance and spoke to the crowd about the importance of young people in a community and how he will always listen to students who have ideas on how to make the world a better place. He also addressed the recent gun violence tragedy in Louisville and communicated the necessity of updating some local laws and regulations. Many students at the compassion walk today carried signs against gun violence.
WaterStep team members were able to share our mission and life-saving water projects with many students who visited our table. We were honored to be a part of this amazing event and so thankful to be headquartered in the City of Compassion – Louisville, KY!