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Age: 26 Pronouns: He/Him Neighborhood: Crown Heights Most Likely to: Fall asleep in my bathroom with a book and my laptop after a night of hard drinking and dancing because it feels cozy and clever. Favorite Quote: “Language is also a place of struggle.” - bell hooks Myles Johnson’s words make people pay attention. With such a competitive landscape for writers, it’s imperative for writers to put pen to paper in a way that reminds everyone words have power....
Age: 27 Pronouns: She/Her Neighborhood: Crown Heights Most Likely To: keep it real with you (and have fly nails) Favorite Quote: "Caminante, no hay puentes, se hace puentes al andar. (Voyager, there are no bridges, one builds them as one walks.)" - Gloria E. Anzaldúa Lauren Argentina Zelaya has a fierce personality and an even fiercer resume. If you pass by Lauren in her neighborhood of Crown Heights, you’ll probably be able to recognize her by her brightly floral-patterned...
Age: 29 Neighborhood: Crown Heights Most Likely To: deliver an impassioned (and unprompted) monologue about why you should love the film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Witches Favorite Quote: “Frankly there isn’t anyone you couldn’t love once you’ve heard their story.” -Mary Lou Kownacki Dylan Marron is a hilariously smart and thoughtful content producer making his own space for social issues on the internet. Dylan is a writer and correspondent at seriously.tv. Among others, Dylan has been featured...
Age: 29 Neighborhood: Crown Heights Most Likely to: Produce a Broadway musical by 2020. Favorite Quote: “No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you.” - Althea Gibson Everybody wants to be the boss. Or at least, most infatuate themselves with the idea of being a boss because of the association with power. But power comes with great responsibility, and often, an even greater price. If there's anyone who understands this, it's Ayanna Prescod. The 29 year-old Crown...