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.
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."