Maia Raynor is a graduate of Tufts University, where she studied Peace and Justice Studies and Public Health. Her passions include social justice organizing around issues facing marginalized communities particularly issues of housing and displacement. She has worked with Boston Healthcare for the Homeless as a Case Management intern and served with City Year as a Corps Member. Her drive for creating social change comes from the influence of her family and her experience growing up in a majority black neighborhood. Maia also enjoys writing poetry, art, and pancakes. She has hopes to become a midwife and advocate for alternative birth practices nationwide.