Consultant, Student Voice
Angel Ramirez is a Youth Project Facilitator for Kids First Law Center in Cedar Rapids and the Co-Founder of Our Future, an organization to empower young people doing social justice work socially, professionally, and financially. As a first-generation college student, Angel’s desire to empower underrepresented members of the community is evident through her leadership and involvement in organizations throughout the community. In recognition, Angel was recently named as a Newman Civic Fellow. She also was recognized as a “Woman of Achievement in the Community” by the broader Cedar Rapids, Iowa, community.
Angel brings her commitment to student voice and youth empowerment in her support of West Wind’s projects with students in K-12. Angel also serves as a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, and an English Second Language Teacher through the Adult Basic Education and Refugee & Immigrant Services Programs at the Catherine McAuley Center in Cedar Rapids. When she has a spare moment, she is usually volunteering with another equity-focused social justice organization or a presidential campaign.
Angel has a degrees in Social and Criminal Justice and Political Science from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA.