Taylor Rae Almonte is a Brooklyn-based actor, athlete & activist, who has been fighting student debt since December 2020. She utilizes her unique skill set to educate, empower and amplify marginalized voices in all aspects of her life. She is the co-founder and co-creator of Activ-ism, an anti-racism wellness program. She is also a founding member of Fit For Us, a national organization that advocates, empowers and serves Black fitness professionals and underserved communities. Taylor has a weekly newsletter discussing this work along with a new topic every week relevant to fighting systemic oppression. Her fund helps students who have a parent or legal guardian who is incarcerated.
This cycle does not need to continue. This scholarship fund will go towards The Incarceration Impact Scholarship, which exists to support those disproportionately affected by incarceration in the US and is open to Black or Latinx students from low-income households with an incarcerated parent or legal guardian.