Chantel Plummer is a second year Reduced Residency student on the Advanced Generalist Practice and Programming track at CSSW. She has a background in child protection and juvenile justice within the New York City area. Chantel is interested in effecting change within governmental agency policies that disproportionately impact racial and ethnic minorities of lower socioeconomic status. She is dedicated to educating and advocating for others who are navigating inequitable systems. Chantel is currently part of the Action for Black Lives (ABL) and Umoja Circles Initiatives and serves as one of the Senior Editors of ABL’s Melanated newsletter.