Lauren is a senior religion major at Birmingham Southern College. She discovered her passion to work to disrupt the poverty cycle and the housing crisis in high school and plans to continue that work after graduation next year. Lauren believes that housing is a basic right that everyone should have access to, and she is excited to begin taking steps with Open Table Nashville to eradicate the issues surrounding affordable housing. When she isn’t working, Lauren can be found eating Mexican food or watching her favorite TV shows Friends and Criminal Minds.