The Summer San Diego Refugee Tutoring Day Camp addresses two main issues: elementary school aged resettled refugee schema building and youth leadership development. Living in City Heights, San Diego [...]
Our work is important to me because both my community and I suffer from poor air quality. The main sources of pollution are not from us and are the results of decisions made from leaders, however we as citizens have to take responsibility and fight for our health.
The aim of Sovereign Seeds & Starts is to improve the health of present and future generations of Native Americans living in an urban area and to preserve traditional Native farming practices and plant foods, herbs, and medicines used.
Mouthful flips the status quo by having world leaders sit next to disadvantaged high school students, enjoy an intimate dinner conversation, share stories, and transform lives. These events are unique, game-changing events which lead to both sides learning about possible solutions to relevant issues and inspiring change.
We offer an alternative platforms for emerging artists, healers and visionaries to share their gifts and talents by creating music as well as poetry, workshops, articles, new creative projects. We help facilitate multi-generational and multicultural networking spaces and help young people step into creative leadership roles.
Feed Our People addresses the issue of reservations not having access to information about the importance of traditional foods. Feed Our People will address this issue by presenting at local Native American centers and reservations and provide helpful information to why our traditional foods are important.
SJSA addresses the lack of free sewing and art making opportunities for youth in under-resourced communities. We tackle this by providing free programming to those communities. This work is important to me because I have seen the power of art in sharing opinions, informing communities, and being called to action!