Senior | Bioscience High School
Vanessa is a senior at Bioscience High school. She has been apart of Participatory Budgeting for three years and is currently the President for her school’s PB program. She has an internship with ACE/LUCHA (Arizona Center for Empowerment/Living United for Change in Arizona), where she advocates for minority rights and works on a team to end Mass Incarceration in Arizona. She plans to attend Arizona State University in the fall and major in Medical Studies. In her free time she likes to watch funny youtube videos and eats good food.
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