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Motivational speaker Amory Sepulveda, left, executive director Rahsmia
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Motivational speaker Amory Sepulveda, left, executive director Rahsmia Zatar, and project coordinator Beria Camargo, center, of Strong Youth Inc., in Uniondale with children who used to participate in the group's programs. (Aug. 8, 2012)(Credit: Barry Sloan)

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Protests against Nassau youth program cuts

Tactics employed by STRONG Youth Inc., in the fight to restore $7.3 million cut from Nassau County youth social service programs, have been blasted by some Republican legislators as "sick," criticized by the county's social services commissioner and lauded by social service advocates.

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