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I serve as a Youth Ambassador, Advocate, and Speaker for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), where I work tirelessly to raise awareness and break the stigma surrounding mental health. Additionally, I am involved with Mental Health Matters as a Speaker and Volunteer, sharing my personal experiences and insights.
To empower fellow teenagers, I am the President and Founder of the Empowerment Club, a platform aimed at fostering resilience and self-belief. I actively participate my youth voice in FYSTRT (Family, Youth & System Partners Round Table) and KC3 (King County Community Collaborative), collaborating with like-minded individuals to shape policies and initiatives that prioritize youth mental health. I am the Washington Health Care Authority Youth and Young Adult Continuum of Care (YYACC) Youth Lead. And, am a member of the AAP Center of Excellence on Social Media and Youth Mental Health Youth Advisory Panel
Recognizing the crucial role of libraries in nurturing well-being, I am a proud member of the King County Library System's Teen Advisory Group. Through this involvement, I contribute to creating supportive environments for young individuals and promote mental health awareness among peers.
On a national level, I am honored to be a part of the Work2BeWell National Student Advisory Council 2023-2024, where I actively engage in shaping mental health initiatives for students across the country. Additionally, I am a dedicated member of the Advocacy Team for Free2Luv, an organization committed to spreading love and kindness.
I also contribute my voice and perspectives as a Volunteer/Ambassador for the Mindspring Mental Health Alliance, working towards creating positive change and raising awareness surrounding mental well-being.
Furthermore, I am actively involved with Youth MOVE National, amplifying youth voices and promoting mental health and well-being.
I've had the privilege of having my writings published in Kenmore's widely circulated newsletters, reaching numerous households, as well as on platforms like Medium, Authority Magazine, among others.
Furthermore, I've had the honor of serving as the Master of Ceremonies (MC) at the Welcoming Issaquah Event, where I stood before hundreds of people, fostering community unity through engaging activities such as dances and singing. Additionally, I took the initiative to host a mental health resource fair during this event, all while fulfilling my role as a teenage MC.
Through my various roles and engagements, I am dedicated to making a lasting impact in the field of mental health and empowering young individuals to overcome challenges and thrive.