Psalm describes herself as “Just a Kid from Flint” who considers herself a change agent. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a Women and Gender Studies: Health, Urban and Public Policy minor from Michigan State University. She is currently a Master of Social Work Candidate at Baylor University.
She has played a critical role in driving impactful initiatives in addressing societal issues including mental health, physical activity, and recovery. Her passion lies in mobilizing advocacy, research, and innovation of recovery support services. Her goal as a social worker is to change the recovery landscape through policy, systems, and programming to make it more accessible and elevate the role of harm reduction in urban communities.
In addition, she has over a decade of expertise in grant proposal writing and seven-plus years of collaborating with foundations, community-based nonprofit organizations, and local government entities. Outside of work and school, she incorporates self-care by cooking and attending barre classes. One of her favorite quotes is “Your life is not a race; it’s a unique journey to appreciate. Keep evolving, healing, and growing.”