Vanessa LeMaistre works at Black Women for Wellness and serves as the Program Coordinator in the department Sisters in Control: Reproductive Justice and Get Smart B4 You Get Sexy. Having received her M.A. in Resilient Leadership- a focus in Sustainability and Social Justice, Vanessa is passionate about all things related to systemic equity, human rights and racial justice. She is an advocate and enjoys using her voice to empower others. She teaches weekly workshops with CHYA comprehensive sexual health curricula, including abortion rights education, to young adults and empowers them to learn facilitation skills on these much needed topics.