Fellows - David Reyes

David Reyes

is a congressman in El Salvador since 2009.He has demonstrated his leadership among the Salvadoran society by becoming the youngest congressman in history, and particularly the first disabled person becoming member of the Congress in El Salvador. He is a member of four legislative committees: Youth, tourism and sport Committee; Human Rights Committee; Environment Committee; and, Labor Committee. Reyes has established a special sense of responsibility and commitment to young people and the disabled person sector. He is currently Vice President of Special Olympics El Salvador, founder of “Fundación Sin Límites” and is also involved in many youth and people with disabilities organizations from all around the country. His life has been an inspiration to many since he has overcome to the attitudinal barriers society has placed in his way, and aims to inspire young people to get involved in politics, since he believes that changes can only be made by being where decision makers are.

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