What prompted you to join Southside Wellness Coalition?
I have a deep love for my community and a passion for advocating for everyone’s access to healthcare, housing, and wellbeing.
What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest challenges?
Many folks I encounter are often afraid to seek help until it is too late and that have a hugely detrimental outcome in terms of overall community health and wellness.
What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest strengths?
Southside is truly #southsidestrong. This community has proven time and time again that they will pull together and overcome.
If you are employed outside your home, what kind of work do you do?
I work in affordable housing development and consulting throughout the Mid-Atlantic. I am also the co-founder of Lean In Project VA, a resource and capacity building nonprofit serving the LBGTQIA+ community.
What is a fun fact about you that not many people know?
I can wiggle my ears.
What is something you’ve always wanted to do
What is your favorite quote?
“If you’re always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” Maya Angelou