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Youth Program Assistant
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Binta Kanteh is a Policy Research and Outreach Intern for the Office of Representative Ilhan Omar at the State Office Building. Binta is also an Education Policy Fellow for The Center of Policy Design and the Minnesota International NGO Network. She is excited to join to the Right Track team and serve as a communications coordinator and Program Assistant. Binta graduated from DePaul University in 2017 with a B.A in International Studies concentrating on Immigration and Refugee Studies along with a minor in International Politics. Her family is originally from Gambia and she resides in East Saint Paul. Binta hopes to help illuminate the voices and narratives of individuals and communities of the African diaspora in Minnesota by cultivating empowerment through legislative advocacy and providing open channels of access and communication between historically marginalized communities and relevant stakeholders.
YJ01 Program Manager
Asha is a self-proclaimed ‘Saint Paul Kid’ who has spent nearly two decades serving historically marginalized communities. She has over 10 years of experience leading Diversity and Inclusion initiatives and is passionate about ensuring underserved communities have access to resources and leadership opportunities. When not in the office, Asha can be found trail running, building her music library, and having conversations about dismantling systemic oppression. Asha holds a B.A. with an area of concentration in Education for Social Change and a Certificate of Equity and Diversity from the University of Minnesota.
YJ02 Program Manager
Laura joined the Right Track team after working with young people experiencing homelessness for over 9 years. She has experience in delivering street-based outreach, curriculum development, and food shelf operations. She has a passion for youth work and making lasting connections with community members. Laura believes in meeting youth where they are in their journey and supporting them as they realize their full potential. When Laura is not at work she loves to garden, can pickles, and go for runs with her dogs. Laura has a degree from the University of Minnesota with a major in Child Psychology and minors in Youth Studies and Family Violence Prevention.
Right Track staff are supported by the City of Saint Paul Department of Parks and Recreation and the Office of Mayor Christopher B. Coleman.