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Kymberlie Q.

Deputy Director
Austin, TX, USA


Kymberlie Quong-Charles is the Deputy Director of Youth Rise Texas. For nearly 20 years she has organized with local, national, and international groups for social justice including student organizing against the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, U.S. health care reform, perinatal health and birth autonomy for women of color, and an end to mass incarceration. She holds a Master's of Science in Social Work from the University of Texas (Austin), a Bachelor of Arts in Peace and Global Studies from Earlham College in Richmond, IN, is a former collective member of INCITE Women and Trans People of Color Against Violence and is a 2014 Creative Change alumnus.