Donette Manning (she/her/hers) is currently obtaining her Bachelor of Arts degree in History at Florida International University. She is currently the Administrative and Operations Coordinator of S.O.U.L. Sisters Leadership Collective and the Professional Development Coordinator of The HOMY Collective – Helping Our Miami-Dade Youth’s (HOMY) Youth Voice Action Council (YVAC). Ms. Manning advocates for the total liberation of marginalized groups and believes in ending poverty. Ms. Manning wants to achieve this through dismantling systems that may act as barriers of oppression. As a YVAC member she works with Miami-Dade’s Continuum of Care and HOMY to prevent and end youth homelessness in Miami-Dade County. In her free time, Donette reads, practices being a DJ and spends time her cat, Plantain.