I am a 24 year old member of the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska in White Cloud, Kansas. I am currently working at the tribal office as a Social Service Navigator through a grant called Society of Care that provides mental and behavioral health education, prevention, and therapy to Native American youth and their families. I have organized community events through this grant such as a Healthy Lives, Healthy Minds event that focused on maintaining a healthy body as part of having a healthy mental state of mind. Outside of that I do a lot of work at the Boys and Girls Club and also run a weekly youth group there that focuses on self-acceptance, historical trauma, culture, emotional issues, and other topics that matter to the Native American youth today. My passion is working with youth, inside and outside of work, and encouraging them to be active in the community because they are the future.