Meet the Team!

Britt Masback is an 18 year old high school Senior who believes young people have the responsibility to speak out and take action on the issues that will affect the world today and in the future.. Britt is the founder and Executive Director of  Youth Educating Police , a nonprofit working towards decreasing tensions between young people and the police. In 2019, Britt was appointed by the Mayor to serve on the  Portland Commission for Community Engaged Policing  (PCCEP) and the Police Chief to serve on the  Training Advisory Council  (TAC) where he advises city leaders on policing strategy and community engagement. Since 2017, Britt has also served on the  Multnomah Youth Commission  (MYC), a council of 28 civically minded young people from across the city, where he sits on the Youth Against Violence Subcommittee as a Voting member. Britt is motivated by Gandhi’s admonition that, “You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing there will be no results.

Britt Masback is an 18 year old high school Senior who believes young people have the responsibility to speak out and take action on the issues that will affect the world today and in the future.. Britt is the founder and Executive Director of Youth Educating Police, a nonprofit working towards decreasing tensions between young people and the police. In 2019, Britt was appointed by the Mayor to serve on the Portland Commission for Community Engaged Policing (PCCEP) and the Police Chief to serve on the Training Advisory Council (TAC) where he advises city leaders on policing strategy and community engagement. Since 2017, Britt has also served on the Multnomah Youth Commission (MYC), a council of 28 civically minded young people from across the city, where he sits on the Youth Against Violence Subcommittee as a Voting member. Britt is motivated by Gandhi’s admonition that, “You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing there will be no results.

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Caitlin Smith is a Sophomore at Tigard High, where she occupies her time with cheerleading and overachieving.  She is the president of English National Honor Society and French club.  Someday, she wants to be a journalist that people from different places of nurture can rely on.  Until then, she will continue to write for local papers in the finest little city in the world.  

 

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Advay Koranne is a 17 year old senior at Catlin Gabel high school. He enjoys the nature the northwest has to offer. Advay also is a black belt in Taekwondo and is the leader of a student club called UJIMA in which students are brought together to talk about pressing issues in the community and around the world. Advay is also a co-leader in the organization of Diverstiy Summit 2k-18 in which over 600 students attended workshops and small break out discussions.