Abebe Morris

Abebe Morris

Summer Spaces Team Lead/Camp Junior Staff
The Fresh Air Fund

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About this Speaker


 Abebe Morris, Community Organizer and Support Staff member The Marie Curie School of Medicine

 


Abebe Morris is a first-generation American born to parents of Jamaican decent. He was born and raised in the Bronx. Abebe has faced many challenges growing up in the Bronx, such as the lack of educational equity poverty and social strife.  As a Bronx resident, Abebe has felt compelled to give back to his community based on his experiences growing up as a man of color in the Bronx and the surrounding New York City Area. Abebe has dedicated most of his professional career to working with under privilege He recently completed his B.S. in political science and is looking to start his graduate work by the summer of 2020. For the past 5 years, Abebe has worked as a Teaching Assistant with Special Education students for the Department of Education in New York City. Prior to that, he worked as a community youth organizer for Mosholu Montefiore Community Center, which he still continues to do on a part-time basis and full-time basis. Currently, Abebe Morris works as a Community liaison for The Marie Curie School of Medicine's, My Brother's Keepers social emotional growth program as the program works to issues concerning on our young men and women of color. take good care to adequately educate them on civic engagement, financial literacy and college readiness.</span>