As a Service Coordinator, Nasyah combines her education and activism to support BIPOC communities in need. She studied Political Science and Women and Gender Studies at Radford University, where she served as the President of the Diversity Awareness Programming Board, the largest multicultural organization on campus. During her tenure, she organized events such as an Earth Day Festival, community clean-ups, and educational speaking engagements to foster cultural awareness. Her efforts won her the Crossroads Initiative Leader Award in 2017 at the Recognizing Excellence in Diversity Awards and the Woman of the Year in 2019 at Radford University’s Black Excellence Gala.
After college, she joined AmeriCorps VISTA, serving with the National Alliance for HUD Tenants and Tenants and Neighbors as a tenant organizer. Her role involved mobilizing tenants for better conditions in subsidized housing and building capacity in tenant leaders to fight for housing justice. She brings skills in social justice training, a passion for studying and fighting environmental racism, and experience as a former AmeriCorps Vista Alumni. She is a Brooklyn-born and Appalachian-raised advocate.
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