IDCE Students Profiles

Chanell Fletcher (CDP '2012)

Chanell Fletcher (USA) graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a B.A. in history. Fletcher worked to eliminate the achievement gap between white and minority students with an educational equity organization in the bay area. She also volunteered for two years as a mentor to college students, providing insight and support in their academic and personal development. She continued to be involved in youth development, working to promote confidence and character in young women through the Girl Scouts of Santa Clara County. She transitioned into economic development and social equity issues through her work with the Community Child Care Council. From research to direct support of low-income families with economic and social resources, Fletcher was exposed to a wide breadth of issues facing urban communities. Recently, Fletcher finished a public policy and advocacy internship with the Greenlining Institute.