If you could have dinner with 1 person who you regard as a leader, who would it be and why?

Patricia Hill Collins – to discuss nontraditional stories of success and leadership, especially within normative spaces.

What motivates you to create social impact?

I am dedicated to dismantling oppressive structures so that underserved/underprivileged folks can live happy, safe, and comfortable lives.

Host Site Overview

Y.O.U. (Youth Organizations Umbrella, Inc.) is a youth development agency that provides services and leadership to meet the emerging needs of young people and their families in our community.

Host Site Project

The fellow will strengthen professional development strategies for staff and encourage a culture of high performance and continuous learning. The fellow will also provide leadership and coordination to ensure Y.O.U.?s new building meets program strategies and needs for youth and continue strategic partnerships with MetaMedia and the Block Museum. Lastly, the fellow will coordinate external events that showcase Y.O.U.?s youth and innovative programming