Economic Justice, Reproductive Rights, Health, and Justice, Voting Rights & Voter Engagement

Sarah was the President of Active Minds at Virginia Tech, an organization dedicated to reducing the stigma against mental disorders on college campuses. She has worked to foster dialogue between students and health workers, educate students regarding available resources and to improve equity among students. She was a dedicated volunteer for the RAFT Crisis Hotline and Students Helping Honduras. Her primary areas of interest include women’s rights, gay rights, and health care reform.


Phone: Creating Access to Mental Health Services to LGBTQ Sarah is passionate about reducing the stigma associated with seeking mental healthcare and increasing accessibility to mental health services. Her Blueprint focuses on mental health accessibility in the Blacksburg Virginia community, specifically for sexual minorities. By organizing and co-facilitating free therapeutic support groups for bi-sexual and bi-questioning womyn, as well as trans identified individuals, Sarah hopes to create a safe space where people can gather, create a supportive community, and receive quality counseling from volunteer certified therapists in the area.