Leaders Like Me summer program participants met with Senator Victor Ramirez during a visit to the State House in Annapolis, Maryland, July 13. Like many of the participants, he was born in El Salvador, grew up in Prince George’s County, and attended Northwestern High School. During the visit, Leaders Like Me participants heard about the Senator’s upbringing and experience; received advice for their future, and asked the youth questions about community issues that are important to them. The youth shared information about their backgrounds with the Senator who listened attentively and addressed their concerns. At the end of the visit the Senator offered encouragement and ways for the youth to receive support in their educational careers. The participants enjoyed a tour of the Maryland State House, Senate building, and historical governmental sites of Annapolis.