Why did you join the MYC?
I joined because I wanted to be a part of the change in my community. I feel like being in the MYC will help me gain the skills and the knowledge to reach those goals.
What are your passions/hobbies?
Writing, collecting cool rocks with my little brother, walking, laying in bed listening to inspirational music(recommendation: Solange Don’t touch my hair), playing soccer, and trying out new hairstyles ( since I’m still trying to figure out my natural hair)
Name one youth you admire and why?
I admire amara la Negra. She is a very self confident women and she talks about colorism in the Latin community on her platform. She wants more inclusivity and diversity for Afro Latinos (like myself)
What is an issue/movement that is important to you?
The lack of brownskin/darkskin women representation in all races.