VIDEO: "Day of the Child" festival in Modesto

The Youth Action Commission of Stanislaus County held its second annual International "Day of the Child" Festival at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Saturday. Events included a youth leadership training conference, guest speakers, live musical performances, community booths, food, and different community groups. The Ballet Folclorico Anahuac promoted community awareness of Mexican Culture thourgh dance and music. Sponsors included E&J Gallo Winery, Gallo Center for the Arts, Latino Business Association, Modesto Sound Live, Chris Ricci and Brad Hawn, Orient House Restaurant, Imagen Public Relations, LLC and Police Activities League. The goal of the event is to develop leadership roles that empower young people to accomplish positive civic and social objectives.