Ya’qub Elmi

Ya’qub Elmi

Ya’qub Elmi is a proud Black, Somali, Muslim, queer being, constantly learning, growing and healing with every new experience. They are a recent graduate from the University of San Francisco with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. Their experiences with youth span...
Andrea Mejia

Andrea Mejia

Andrea Mejia was born in the City and raised in the City and East Oakland, as the daughter of immigrant parents from Central America. As Coleman’s YMAC Lead Organizer, Andrea brings her personal experience of school pushout and the school-to-prison pipeline, which...
MJ Hart

MJ Hart

Born and bred in the Bay Area, MJ (they/them) is an artist, abolitionist, community organizer and gang member turned activist after surviving the horrors of growing up in the criminal injustice system. MJ is on the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention...