Natalie Morgan 2016 YNPN LINK Presenter
Natalie Morgan is an educational justice advocate working with underserved communities and marginalized populations for greater educational and economic access. She currently serves as an Academic Adviser at South Ridge High School where she is responsible for leading college and career initiatives as well as providing intervention support for youth and families. She has seven years of experience creating and implementing college-prep youth programs.
Before coming to Phoenix, Natalie worked as a college counselor with United Friends of the Children to support foster youth believing in and achieving college success. There she worked with 7-12th grade students to overcome housing instability and bridge the gaps in education, family and social settings. Natalie found her passion for social justice centered youth work through service with Public Allies Los Angeles, an AmeriCorps program. During her terms of service she worked to create a college-prep case management program through the City of Los Angeles YouthSource Center in Watts, fondly known as YO! Watts.
Natalie is originally from Mexico City, but grew up in the Central Valley of California. She later moved to attend college at the University of California, San Diego. She continues to build her own path and finds great joy in helping others build theirs.