Current Fellows

Service Year 2023-2024, MPF’s 25th Class of Fellows!

Anthony “AJ” Pape, he/him/his

Host Site: La Vida Scholars

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Angie “Gigi” Hyppolite, she/her/hers

Host Site: Youth Enrichment Services (YES)

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Bertha Gallegos, she/her/hers

Host Site: LEAH Project at Health Resources in Action (HRIA)

Home Town: Bay Area, CA

Why I Serve: As someone who benefited from various nonprofits in their youth, I feel that it is only right that I give back as much as I can.

Brieana Bates, she/her/hers

Host Site: Freedom House

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D’Andra Evans, she/her/hers

Host Site: St. Stephen’s Youth Programs

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Emma Davis, she/her/hers

Host Site: Artists for Humanity

Home Town: New Orleans, LA

Why I Serve: I serve because I’m passionate about working with youth and I know how much those trusted adults meant to me when I was a teenager.

Gabriella Laboy, she/her/hers

Host Site: East Boston Social Centers

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Gerilou Ebrada, she/her/hers

Host Site: The Welcome Project

Home Town: Cranston, RI

Why I Serve: I serve because I want to give back to communities representative of my background and those I grew up with.

Jennifer “Jen” Trinh, she/they

Host Site: Freedom House

Home Town: Boston, MA

Why I Serve: I serve because I want to pay it forward as someone who has spent my high school and college careers having mentors and advisors support me throughout that time in my life. I hope to be someone that youth can go to for help and assistance academically as well as personally.

Kalena “Kal” Wang, she/her/hers

Host Site: Enroot

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Khia White-Mack, she/her/hers

Host Site: St Stephen’s Youth Programs

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Meika Shuman, she/her/hers

Host Site: Asian Community Development Corporation (ACDC)

Home Town: Burlington, VT

Why I Serve: I believe everybody deserves a chance to fulfill their potential, and my goal is to inspire the youth by shedding light on their capability.

Rachel Nguyen, she/they

Host Site: MGH – Youth Programs

Home Town: Brookline, MA

Why I Serve: The opportunity to be able to provide the mentorship and support for young people who may be going through what I went through at their age means a lot to me.

Sarah Elkondakly, she/her/hers

Host Site: La Vida Scholars

Home Town: Medford, MA

Why I Serve: I serve because impact matters. In a world like today, it can seem impossible to make a change through one person, or to find the motivation to start a positive impact. Serving is an opportunity to make a change one student at a time, with the hope that positively impacting one life will lead to a larger effective outcome.

Svetlana Sohma, she/her/hers

Host Site: Zumix

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Northeastern University, Office of Community Service & Civic Engagement

420 Huntington Ave, Stearns Center 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02115

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