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Tsiyon Geremew

Policy and Community Coordinator

Tsiyon (she/her) assists the Portland Director in maintaining the success of local initiatives. Specifically, she helps drive the Policy & Advocacy and Community Partnerships & Outreach initiatives by scheduling meetings, conducting in-depth research and connecting with community members.

 

Tsiyon joined the team to help improve the experiences of BIPOC youth with police in their communities, and she loves that Raising Justice is led by passionate young people devoted to reimagining public safety. Previously on the Multnomah Youth Commission’s Youth Against Violence (YAV) subcommittee, she is currently one of the Commission's co-chairs. 

 

Tsiyon’s dream for BIPOC youth is that they get to one day experience truly equitable public safety.

 

She is currently a senior at Portland Christian High School in Portland, Oregon.