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Position
Forum Member
Company
NYFH
Location
New York NY UNITED STATES
Bio

Azia Ruff is an artist and community empowerment facilitator raised and located in Seattle, Washington. She is currently engaged in the National Forum on Youth Homelessness and A Way Home America as member of their steering committee and faculty staff for the Grand Challenges initiative. At home she works with YHDP as a King County Youth Action Board member and is on an intra-sector team to reconstitute the public homelessness response infrastructure in Seattle and King County. With a background in communications, community organizing and systems change at the local, state and national levels, she leverages her lived experiences through complex systems and relationships with the community to co-create a sound, just and safe home for her neighbors near and far.