Meet Our Fellows

The YP4 Network has grown to over 1,500 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: 1802

Verone Bernard

Verone Bernard

Verone Bernard is a senior political science major and economics minor at Howard University by way of Boston, MA. She was a 2013 YP4 Fellow and an intern with the YP4 Fellowship Program from September 2013-April 2014. As a Fellow, she worked to improve dialogue at Howard University around women’s rights and reproductive health, civic engagement opportunities, and other progressive causes. Supporting YP4’s collaborative projects, she organized Howard’s campaign on Money in Elections. Her Blueprint, which is still in works, seeks to serve as a resource to individuals who need a refresher regarding their civic rights. From reproductive justice to voter identification laws, to laws that deal with law enforcement, Verone hopes to provide creative programming at Howard and a mobile application that will give a state-by-state analysis of the law, provide resources for counsel, and connect users with ways to report individuals when their rights are violated.

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Veronica Higareda

Born in the U.S. and raised in Mexico, Veronica came to the U.S. to pursue a major in philosophy with a double minor in religious studies and political science and would like to pursue a master’s degree in theology with a concentration on comparative religion studies and a PhD in philosophy. She currently serves as president of the Texas Freedom Network chapter at her university (UTPA) in Edinburg, Texas.

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Victor Perry

Victor is a Fall 2011 initiate of the Xi Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. Upon receiving his Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill he enrolled in the the pre-dentistry Post Baccalaureate program at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. Victor is an avid workout enthusiast with a passion for cooking.

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Victoria Efetevbia

Victoria is a courageous individual who is passionate about establishing real change in all of the communities of which she belongs. She studies Sociology and African-American studies. Additionally, Victoria devotes much of her energy to her elected positions as a member of Georgetown University’s Provost’s Committee on Diversity, a student-faculty committee, and as executive board member of Georgetown’s NAACP chapter. She also loves activism, Black Feminism, music, popular culture, laughing and most importantly her family. Although, she aspires to attend law school, Victoria is not certain of what her career trajectory will exactly be. Nonetheless, she plans to always stay true to the people and to herself.

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Victoria Wallace

Victoria is the founder and creator of Brazil365, a social media rich peer advocacy campaign for international exchange based on her personal experiences abroad. She is a flagship dedicated to youth development and education, increasing student exchange, and local grassroots cooperation to promote universal initiatives. Her multifaceted campaign stands by a commitment to expand language proficiency, create more cultural exchange, and identify available resources. She aspires to grow the pool of comprehensive global leaders.

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Wadzanayi Chikungwa

Wadzanayi is a Zimbabwean student and recently graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from Hendrix College, Conway, AR. She is currently enrolled in the Downline Ministries Emerging Leaders Program in Memphis, TN. She is interested in the intersection between her Christian faith, social justice, and service particularly as it pertains to women and girls in vulnerable circumstances. She is also interested in cross-cultural dialogue.

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Warren Radebe

Warren is the founder and vice president of the Human Rights Association at Johnson C. Smith University. He is committed to advocating for diversity in his role as assistant in Multicultural Student Affairs, and is the member of the advisory council. He is known fo his passion to engage students on social justice topics and address on lyceum platforms. He also serves as the Senator At Large on the Student Body Association. He was recently appointed to serve as the intern for Charlotte’s Mayor’s Office. He rallies community partnerships to strengthen the LGBTQA programs on campus.

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Wilmer Montesdeoca

Wilmer is the CEO & Founder of Leaders Working, a non-profit organization that aims to help low-income students nationwide get into top colleges and become leaders in their community. At Leaders Working, Wilmer has devised a 1-on-1 mentoring program that combines resource accessibility, community engagement, and comprehensive mentoring that starts in high school, continues through college, and lasts a lifetime. Alongside Leaders Working, Wilmer serves on the National Board of the Quest Scholars Network where he works to create an unwavering network of support for thousands of low-income students.

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