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Florida teen helps weed Clifton Park farm as part of National Urban League youth summit

Florida teen helps weed Clifton Park farm as part of National Urban League youth summit

Jamario Cantrell knelt under the blazing sun Saturday, carefully wrapping his fingers around tall weeds that had popped up alongside young asparagus plants at the Real Food Farm in Baltimore.

The 18-year-old from West Palm Beach, Fla., was one of about 260 teens who traveled from around the country to Baltimore this week to participate in the National Urban League's 27th annual Youth Leadership Summit. The century-old civil rights organization will hold its annual convention Aug. 3-6 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

On Saturday, the teens were dispersed to different improvement projects as part of the summit's "Day of Service," culminating a week of events...

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