Kira is a Nashville native and has lived here most of her life. She graduated from Belmont University with her Bachelor’s in Social Work and recently received her Master’s in Social Work from University of Tennessee Knoxville. Kira has previously worked with Samaritan Recovery Community, Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital, and the Sexual Assault Center and is excited to join the OTN team. In her spare time, Kira enjoys playing with her dog, spending time with her friends and family, and relaxing on her front porch.
Andre desires to become a bridge for folks who seek to cross, break, or blur barriers and illusory lines, and to bring external mobilization to where folks have the right to be and inner belonging in exactly who folks are to his neighbors.
Susan realized she couldn’t stay indoors eight hours a day and moved on to photojournalism and outreach, where she learned to work with a long stream culturally diverse individuals and groups.
Joi is passionate about seeking solutions to local policies and federal legislation that perpetuate cycles of poverty and subjugation for marginalized peoples