Lead Youth Organizer
Mahdi just graduated from Highland HS and is attending UNM this fall. Originally from Afghanistan, he migrated to the US from Turkey. Mahdi has played a critical role with reaching refugee young men and families. He also is an intern with the City of Albuquerque and is a champion martial artist his nickname at T4B is "Ninja."
Baruch brings eight years of experience with violence prevention and youth-led programming. An artist at heart, Baruch has integrated art making as a core value at T4B. He also participated for T4B with the Anti-Racism Youth Leadership Institute (AYLI) and Three Sisters Kitchen Cooking Across Generations. Baruch supports the cohorts and Youth Organizers.