Meet Our Alumni

The YP4 Network has grown to over 1,700 young activists doing social justice work in communities across the United States and the world. For a sense of who is working in your area or where to find other members of the YP4 network, please consult the directory below.

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Total found: 1791

Andrew

Andrew Jenkins

Andrew Jenkins, 2010 Fellow, is a feminist killjoy and queer social justice activist hailing from the west coast. He started his activism as a student organizer, leveraging progressive issues to turn out thousands of young people to vote in the 2010 midterm election. In 2011, Andrew organized the first ever convening of LGBT military personnel – post repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell – as the Conference Director for OutServe. Andrew now brings his unwavering passion for youth leadership development and feminist praxis to the talented team at Choice USA, where he worked to engage, train and mobilize the upcoming generation of reproductive justice leaders. In addition to mobilizing young people, Andrew is developing and implementing innovative programming to engage & recruit young men to be vocal advocates for reproductive and gender equity. When he’s not organizing on the ground, he’s doing it online as a contributing writer at RH Reality Check and ConwayStrategic.

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Angel Nalubega

Angel Nalubega is a passion-filled community organizer, student, and poet. She has attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. A history major, Angel intends on using the historical vestiges of the past to create innovative solutions to problems. Angel is a first generation Ugandan-American, and a first generation college student. She cultivated an interest in social justice after Ferguson, and since then, she is challenging dominant narratives and supporting social movements wherever she goes. She has been involved in organizing collectives across Ohio, working with groups like the Ohio Student Association, Black Lives Matter Miami Valley, and #GetEqual. In her first year, Angel organized with the local BLM chapter around the murder of John Crawford in Beavercreek, Ohio. She has organized with the POC group on campus to achieve equity for students on campus. She has been active in the Diversity Committee, Antioch Student Union, Queer Center, and Antioch People of Color Group. She has also written for the Antioch Record. Angel has interned at Yellow Springs’ Home, Inc., where she served as a grant writer, and at the North Star Fund in York City, assisting the Program Department. Angel’s interests lie in disability justice, faith-based organizing, labor history, poetry as protest, socialism, and dismantling systems of oppression. Angel enjoys church, puppies, destroying white supremacy, memes, and Ella Baker. In the future, she is considering a future in public policy or law in order to better the lives of low-income communities of color. Angel is interested in using community organizing and policy-making to create equity, spread love, and support the liberation of all people.

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Angela Wong

Angela Wong is a first-generation college student who attended Georgetown University. Originally from York City, she was raised by parents who emigrated from Malaysia. She attended Kent School through the support of A Better Chance, which allows students of color access to private school education. There, Angela participated on its cross-country and swim teams. She worked as Features Editor for Kents and a Peer Writing Tutor. By graduation, Angela was inducted into the Cum Laude Honor Society and Tri-M Music Honor Society. A product of contrasting school landscapes, Angela has become passionate about promoting social justice and educational equity. The Center for Social Justice’s (CSJ) First Year Orientation to Community Involvement (FOCI) introduced her to the endless service opportunities on the Hilltop. Through the CSJ, she has tutored English language learners with the DC Schools Project. Angela also attended an Alternative Break Trip to learn about healthcare disparities in Mississippi’s Delta. She has also been involved with the Roosevelt Institute’s Education Policy Center. She has also been appointed to Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA)’s Socioeconomic and Cultural and Racial Inclusivity teams. Angela is incredibly grateful for all the opportunities she is offered and hopes to dedicate her life to serving the public good.

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Angie

Angie Tran

Angie attended the University of Oklahoma. She learned to find her career and passion through YP4 and has sought new opportunities. She has been very passionate about helping the south side of Oklahoma City in hoped of improving the education system and equal rights. With people helping her, she will be able to make a difference in her community and other areas, as well.

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Anna Jean Williams

Aj Williams was a student at Lawrence University class of 2017. She majored in Film Studies, minored in Environmental Studies & Studio Art, and is a social justice activist. Sitting on the Committee Of Diversity Affairs at her college, Aj was dedicated to creating spaces for dialogue on topics that represent and or affected the student body. Her focus was to improve race relations within the student body, facilitating conversations such as the plague of Anglo-centric culture and workshops on effective ally ship in a liberal arts setting. Aj plans on pursuing film production post-grad, focusing on a social documentary.

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Anna Thomas

Anna Thomas received her Associates of Arts Degree in Business from Seminole State College and transferred to Florida International University to study Public Administration, with a minor in International Relations. She is passionate about teaching the significance of privilege, power, and esteem in the education system of the U.S. to young women who deserve to epitomize the essence of empowering one another. She is also passionate about providing essential educational resources and support to underprivileged schools to help bridge the dropout gap in high-poverty communities. Her involvement around campus ranged from being a leader for the only USNC United Nations Women club in the U.S. to advocate for reproductive justice, LGBTQIA rights, and sexual assault awareness. She aspires to be an AmeriCorps member for City Year Orlando to give back to her community by providing individualized support to at-risk students and establishing an overall positive learning environment in the school. She also aspires to one day develop an interactive and extensive curriculum that educates young women on the significance of their self-worth, intelligence, and voice. Overall, she seeks to engage her community by educating young people on the social justice issues that plague our country and empower them to take action against these issues. By empowering them to create change, they will, in turn, empower each other. Annie hopes to continue working for youth empowerment and potentially advocating for social policy issues. In her spare time, she likes to cook creative plant-based meals, travel, and do bikram yoga.

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Anthony Sis

Anthony was a Posse and Fulbright scholar from Chicago, Illinois dedicated to enhancing the lives of others through various artistic expressions. Through teaching, advocacy, and social media he is able to merge his personal and professional interests to spread his message of inclusiveness across several platforms. His interests include, but are not limited to, LGBTAQI affairs, youth advocacy, public health, and immigration policy.

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Anthony Wells

Anthony Wells was a Business Marketing Major at Winston-Salem State University. Although he is a native to Charlotte, NC he considers himself a neighbor to many across the world due to his love for international travel. Anthony is geared and committed to the accountability and advancement of Persons of Color through the advocacy and development of Academic and Professional based initiatives through his University and surrounding community.

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Antoinette Gingerelli

Antoinette Gingerelli was a student at Rutgers University pursuing majors in Political Science and Women’s and Gender Studies as well as minors in Middle Eastern Studies and International and Global Studies. Antoinette worked with the Douglass Friends of UNFPA where she found a passion for global health and served as President. For two years, she served as treasurer for the Rutgers Women’s Political Caucus, which encouraged women to run for public office and become actors in the political sphere, and served as President as well. Antoinette served as the AAUW Youth Representative to the United Nations, a County Committeewoman in her hometown and Ms. EduCare 2015 for EduCare Foundation Inc. In the future, Antoinette hopes to pursue a career in social policy reform focusing on health care and education. She hopes to empower women and ensure they are represented in decision-making regarding public policy.

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