Anna Salem is a Program Coordinator for the Youth Leadership Institute (YLI). At YLI, Anna works with middle and high school students on building healthier communities by developing and partnering with young people on local advocacy. Previously, Anna served as an Organizer and Policy Advocate at the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU-NC). With an emphasis on education equity and LGBTQ student rights, much of her work has focused on engaging youth and their allies in creating systemic change in their schools and communities. Anna is currently on the Bend the Arc Bay Area Regional Council and is an active member of their Racial Justice Team.