Vitto Mendez is a dedicated advocate for education justice. He has served as a Youth Justice Advocate & Cool 2 Be Kind Director for the National Association of People Against Bullying (NAPAB), advocating to support youth who are bullied and helping youth start and run their own grassroots anti-bullying chapters. He has worked with youth to start anti-bullying chapters across the U.S. as well as in Nicaragua, Honduras, Thailand, China, and Tanzania and has helped students develop their own advocacy skills in the process. Vitto recently earned his M.A. in Public Policy from Stanford University, where he worked on policy projects for the Stanford Provost, Yurok Tribe Health & Human Services, and NAACP of South Carolina. He also published an article in the Journal of Education & Social Policy on anti-bullying protections in state legislation.