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[asset|aid=1127|format=image|formatter=asset|title=Sakeena Gohagen|width=138|height=299|align=right|resizable=true]2009 fellow Sakeena Gohagen is double majoring in sociology and African American studies at Florida State University. Last year she served as FSU Vote Coalition campus organizer as well as mentoring students and serving as United States Student Association People of African Descent Vice Chair.
She spoke with us about community organizing, making the progressive movement relevant, and the importance of affordable education.
All Class of 2008 fellows!!!![asset|aid=1062|format=image|formatter=asset|title=2008 fellowship class|width=530|height=316|align=none|resizable=true]
Maya is the proud mother of Chado and twins Matthias and Kateri. She is also the founder of the Community Esteem Project in Anadarko, Oklahoma and a 2008 Young People For fellow at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.
In this interview, she talks about the importance of community esteem, the power of traditions and how other YP4 fellows have inspired her.