Mercedes Green

COMPASS Jr. Peacebuilder who became a COMPASS Peacebuilder. As a youth, Mercedes worked with Peacebuilder Manny to build her self-confidence and find her voice. Mercedes started to share her ideas; she learned to advocate for her community. When it came time to plan for her future, Mercedes wanted to do something she cared about; she wanted to work with kids and advocate for them. Today, Mercedes works with at-risk youth in Hartford Public Schools and, “feels like she is living her truth.”