Andrea Martinez is a recent Y-WE graduate and culinary school graduate who stepped into her leadership this summer as a facilitator for Y-WE Create. After learning to take creative risks at Y-WE programs, she wants to teach others to do the same.
Today we are highlighting one of our alum, Ahshah Kennedy. Ahshah first participated in Y-WE Grow in 2021. She shares that Y-WE influenced her to step into her leadership and participate in advocate for her community members.
Fatema is a Y-WE alum and now co-facilitator who is in her first year of college at the University of Washington. She shares how Y-WE helped her put her guard down and be herself.
This fall we are highlighting stories of growth and becoming that we are witnessing within our young alumni as part of our six-week campaign, Y-WE Become. Athena Fain has been a youth participant in Y-WE programs since 2017.