On November 1, 2018, Teen Vogue hosted the annual Teen Vogue Summit Meetup in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, at the new TOMS store location, just recently opened at the time. The night offered young women to make connections and friendships in such a unique and comforting space with the Teen Vogue staff. Tickets to the event were valued at $15 including an order free TOMS in the new Venice Collection. The attendees were also offered
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Speaks:
The event concentrated on making change within the initiatives that mattered most to the young women present at the event. Before the event, the speaker(s) were not revealed to the public but to the attendee’s surprise, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand made an appearance to talk to Lucy Diavolo and the importance of voting in elections in such a volatile climate. This was a vital couple of days before the general midterm elections, as Gillibrand urged the attendees to vote in the elections to turn talk into change. Gillibrand addressed the Trump administrations and it’s significant faults in the last two years. Ramping up for the elections, President Trump has made several statements on immigration, igniting national conversation.
He’s [Trump] trying to demonize immigrants so we’re afraid of immigrants, but as New Yorkers, we are
Overall, it was such a positive experience to be surrounded in a room with young women trying to make a difference in such a volatile and unpredictable political climate.
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