Auriel Kirkland

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Auriel Kirkland Public Policy Fellow After graduating  from the University of Florida, Auriel taught 1st grade and worked in administration in Memphis, Tennessee for 4 years. Auriel is a recent…

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Joey Saunders

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Joey Saunders Director of Policy & Systems Change Joey leads the Tomorrow Builders Fellowship. He is an award-winning writer, filmmaker, educator, and policy wonk committed to creating meaningful, equitable change…

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Charli Cooksey

Charli Cooksey

Charli Cooksey Founder & CEO Charli is a St. Louis native who returned home in 2009 to serve as a middle school English educator through Teach For America after completing…

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