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Alumni Information

Our vision for Next Step is that of a growing family of alumni who believe it is in their best interest to help create a world of compassion, justice and equity for all people. As lifelong learners, activists, and socially just people, Next Step alumni therefore, commit to continuously educate themselves and actively work toward goals which include daily work on making their communities just and safe places for all. We're super proud of them and all they continue to do.

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2014

Participants

Lucy Basa
Tate Bates
James Biddle
Erin Boyer
Madeline Buckley
Fiona Byrne
Melissa Carlson
Roman Christiaens
Cora Mae Churchill
Rosa Cirelli
Flore Costumé
Angelica Crespo
Andrew D’Alessandro
Nick DeMassi
Jacob Dubois
Julie Elfin
Tanner Faucett
Julianna Fedrizzi
Nakiya Findley

Harley Fjeld
Abby Freas
Jeff Godowski
Dani Greenwald
Alicia Gusan
Emily Howe
Jasmine Jiron
Benjamin Kennedy
Dominic Kennett
Dylan Letendre
Alisha Lewis
Maggie Love
Kelly Lynch
Cameron Mack
Cristina MacKinnon
Patrick Maguire
Celiné Martinez
Amanda Morelli
Meraz Mostafa

Deryka Nairne
Dana Ortiz
Bess Perry
Olivia Poryanda
Rebecca Potter
Sami Schwaeber
Jessica Solodkin
Alyssa Solomon
Amy Terkelsen
Anna Lee Tremback
Sydney Triola
David Waller
Natalie Williams
Rezwana Zafar

Facilitators

Aya AL-Namee
Erin Baker
Kester Barrow
Jeff Bukowski
Amanda Chin
Xavier De Freitas
Michael Drucker

Queena Hoang
Lisa Keller
Louise Leu
Emery Lohrasbi
Briana Martin
Laura Megivern
Steph Milnarik

Chris Nial
Melissa Perez
Nicole Potestivo
Keyiona Ritchey
Blake Singleton
Trina Tan

2013

Participants
Danielle Aguilar
Maha Akkeh
Aya AL-Namee
Katherine Ashmore
Staci Chin
Jacqueline Cid
Rosamaria Cirelli
Alexandra Croteau
Cleopatra Doley
Kelsey Duquette
Erin-Kate Escobar
Harley Fjeld
Gabriela Follett
Marley Ford
Erica Fraser
Robert Gandolfi
Jennifer Gustafson
Tucker Harwood
Demetria Hayman
Ian Hulbert
Sammie Ibrahim
Rosie Jenkel
Sarah Kerson
Michelle Leung
Tara Lyons
Celinè Martinez
Kelly Martinez-Castro
Kelly McNamara
Kierstin Merlino
Fu-Chiung Miller
Zulefika Mofokeng
Lucie Montgomery
aDeana Moore
Sanjaya Niroula
Elizabeth Pacy
Ian Rice
Nikki Rosa
Audrey Rose
Rick Rowan
Enmy Soler
Emma Stein
Sunshine
Emile Toledano
Heather Torrey
Kacy Van Clief
Lindsay Whittaker
Breonna Young
Facilitators
Erin Baker
Kailee Brickner-McDonald
Jeff Bukowski
Devan Carrington
Annie Cressey
Xavier De Freitas
Christine Dolan
Kristi Herzer
Christopher Janeway
Ebonish Lamar
Emery Lohrasbi
Emily Loisel
Jordan Mangual
Laura Megivern
Kimberlee Monteaux
Julie Oberts
Barbara Perlman
Lam Phan
Dirk Jonathan Rodricks
Blake Singleton
Cornell Woodson

2012

Participants
Lizzie Ambros
Bijoux Bahati
Leahn Bass
Corynn Benoit
Jeff Botula
Shayna Camp
Devan Carrington
Val Castanteen
Dalina Ceku
Katelyn Chafe
Shiren Chan
Alyssa Church-Smith
Jackie Cid
Aysa Cook
Ally Croteau
Annalee Dammann
Jessie Dawson
Christine Dolan
Maria Dominguez
Riley Duffie
Cate Elliott
Jeffrey Eng
Ronda Field
Ming Foxweldon
Jamie Gilroy
Nathaniel Hobson
Ian Hulbert
Anthony Kellman
Tiffany Lee
Pia Akemi LeRoy
Michelle Leung
Emily Loisel
Jordan Mangual
Noah Markowitz
Shelby Mathews
Kaitlyn Mayberry
Sierra Monroe
Hang Nguyen
Ly Nguyen
Lam Phan
Dirk Jonathan Rodricks
Nikki Rosa
Sarah "Skip" Schipelliti
Mathew Shepard
Amira Soliman
Elizabeth Soong
Sarah Stickle
Dan Suder
Emile Toledano
Robin Tucker
Elise Verdooner
Ashley White
Facilitators
Grace Aragona
Erin Baker
Sophie Blanco
Jessica Boor
Kailee Brickner-McDonald
Michele Enos
Dan Garcia
Dawn Graham
Patrick Hale
Kristi Herzer
Rachel Koh
Kristin Lang
Susannah Lawrence
Heather Lou
Laura Megivern
Nick Negrete
Tricia Rascon
Macki Snyder
Vu Tran
Cornell Woodson

2011

Participants
Joseph Ainsworth
Rory Angel
Grace Aragona
Eliza Arsenault
Emily Barkdoll
Clayton Barnes
Marlee Baron
Gabrielle Benham
Hallie Berkson-Gold
Mickinzee Bray
Alissa Carberry
Amanda Chin
Staci Chin
Luke Clemmons
Holly Copeland
Isaiah Cory
Sonia David
Jude Paul Dizon
Shannon Dychton
Ronda Field
Bridget Fischer
Amanda Flores
Ming Foxweldon
Dan Garcia
Craig Guild
Andrea Hagan
Cat Healey
Jake Helman
Kristi Herzer
Rebecca Holloway
Abagail Hunter
Sophie Koff
Jennie Kogan
Erin Krug
Nicole Lafko
Kristin Lang
Zachary Lechter
Megan Long
Jordan Mangual
Stephanie Mann
Charlotte Marcolla
Shelby Mathews
Elizabeth McElhinney
Kennah McMahon
Emily Miller
Stephanie Milnarik
aDeana Moore
Siobhan Neela-Stock
Kristin Nelson
Rebecca Nelson
Danielle Peck
Beck Powers
Jenn Robinson
Brittany Scancarella
Maximillian Scholl
Sydney Stieler
Cayla Tepper
Bridget Treco
Sophia Trigg
Vay Van
Eve Warnke
Morgan Wilson
Abi Wood
Robin Yang
Facilitators
Damir Alisa
Kailee Brickner-McDonald
Dustin Evatt
Kirsten Fricke
Diana Gonz‡lez
Jill Hoppenjans
J.J. Jang
Dana Kaplan
Rachel Striker Koh
Michael McDonald
Laura Megivern
Llu Mulvaney-Stanak
Christine Nguyen
Viraj Patel
Gil Rivera
Salomon Rodezno
Joe Russell
Michael Sheppard
Vu Tran
Kate Van Wagner

2010

Participants
Maya Aleshnick
Damir Alisa
Timothy Angel
Leah Arnold
Stacey Banfield-Hardaway
Ann Barlow
Meshia Begin
Cait Bjellquist
Kailee Brickner-McDonald
Marya Brooks
Jeff Bukowski
Amanda Calendine
Shayna Camp
Josh Carrera
Preston Carter
Sanjeev Chahal
Erin Craw
Sonia David
Xavier De Freitas
Alicia Ferrell
Candace Taylor
Ming Foxweldon
Claire Gallagher
Jayanthi Garudathri
Myani Gilbert
Amy Goodnough
Hannah Groedel
Paige Gunning
Sumeera Gupta
Jennifer Gustafson
Stephen Hannaford
Emma Harlowe
Amanda Hower
Katie Hughes
Jackie Hyman
Jenn Jurasek
Jonah Kasper
Eliza Kelsten
Rachel Koh
Lizz Lach
Hannah LaMieu
Hai Chi Vu
Cindy Yee  
Alexander Lopez
Jordan Mangual
Stephanie Mann
Rose McDonnell
Christine Nguyen
Colby Nixon
Brian Orleans
Nate Panelo
Justin Parent
Julia Petras
Hannah Rider
Gilbert Rivera
Salo Rodezno
Lisa Rogers
LuAnn Rolley
Katie Sadler
Eduardo Sanchez
Nydia Santana
Caitlin Shelburne
Davin Sokup
Alyssa Weinfurtner
Facilitators
Virginia Olin
Dustin Evatt
Henrietta Menzies
Viraj Patel
Laura Megivern
Joe Russell
Adam Ortiz

Hannah Loso
Diana Gonzalez
T.J. Jourian
Llu Mulvaney-Stanak
Jason Johnson
Vu Tran
DeAnna Bevilacqua

Brian Hooks
Alissa Strong
Valerie Garcia
Rae Rosenberg
Kirsten Fricke
Todd Porter

2009

Participants
Nathaly Agosto Filion
Maya Aleshnick
Damir Alisa
Hannah Allen
Lori Alvarado
Katherine Ash
Leonardo Badia
Emelie Bailey
Deanna Bevilaqua
Olivia Bulger
Gretchenrae Callanta
Kristen Caples
Joshua Carrera
Morgan Lynn Carver
Shiren Chan
Jeremiah Church
Nicole Constantine
Chrissaida Crawford
Laura Cui
Jason DePatie
Viens Whistler
Jiarui David Zhang
Steve DeVoe
Chelsea Dubie
Ali Dubin
Julia Emery
Sara Essember
Valerie Garcia
Myani Gilbert
Danielle Griffith
Paige Gunning
Stephen Hannaford
Mark Hartnett
Kathleen Heil
Peter Helm
Heidi Henrichs
Laura Hermann
Yeymineli Hernandez
Payne Hiraldo
Jason Johnson
Peter Johnson
Jessica Lein
Leah Licari
Chanon/Matthew Watters Charlie

Hannah Loso
Colleen Luczynski
David Maciewicz
Maggie MacKillop
Toby MacNutt
Hung Mai
Jacqueline Maisonpierre
Connor McFadden
Kofi Mensah
Adam Ortiz
Jean Marie Pearce
James Prendergast
Tristan Pulley
Allison Rapp
Maggie Riley
Marilana Rufo
Wendy Schneider
Kimberly Shane
Megan Shannon
Jenna Tofferi
Bridget Treco
Thendo Tshikororo Hannah
Facilitators
Anna Smiles-Becker
Clint Jasperson
Colleen Toomey
Daphne Wells
DJ Llu or Llu
Ginger Cloud

Michael Upton
Nicky Beaudoin
Noelle Brassey
Sarah Glassman
Sydnee Viray
Tamara Plummer
Jackie Buttolph
Kaytee Duskin
Meg Tiley
TJ Jourian
Virginia Olin
Amanda Wong

2008

Participants
Alex Andrews
Lander-Arixona y'Lan Bari
Wesley Bascom
Liz Batsford
DeAnna Bevilacqua
Arielle Black-Foley
Claire Bollinger
Noelle Brassey
Isabel Brewster
Preston Carter
Elaine D. Castillo
Rhiannon Champagn
Amanda Chary
Libby Daghlian
Mari Diouf
Kaytee Duskin
Rachel Jordana Eden
Julia Emery
Ben Fiorillo
Shannon Foley
Lena Forman
Margaret Graciano
Jon Gridley
Dana S. Gulley
Emma Harlowe
Anna Hummel
Everlidis Infante
Bob Just
Emma Kennedy
Julie Kwok
Amy Toi Lam
Brent Laroche
Kate Lena
Santina Leporati
Brad Little
Hannah Loso
Janet MacDonald
Toby MacNutt
Connor J. McFadden
Alyssa N. McKay
Nick Meltzer
Nina Morato
Stephanie "Mo" Moreira
Erin Morrissey
Chinh Ngo
Catherine S. Peters
Ian Prieto
Caitlin D. Regan
Julia Risk
Leah Rosenthal
Hannh Rundlett
Liz Schindler
Jeff Scott
Kimberly Shane
Ali Shevrin
Kristen Storm
Meg Tiley
Colleen Toomey
Jae Vick
Alan Wilson
Jiaxin Yu
Facilitation Team
Travis Annan
C. Andy Black
Sarah Childs
Justin Gerboc
Elizabeth Guevara
Nichole Henderson-Roy
Dave Laxamana
Kim Martin-Anderson
Rocío (Rosy) Mora
Nick Negrete
Denise Pickering
Erin Pullin
Kelly Riel
Rachel Rosenberg
Tomás Sanchez
Keith E. Smith
Mia Sophia Concordia
Michael Upton
Jacqueline (Jackie) Weinstock

2007

Participants
Jordan Alexander
Tyler Aten
Siri Banach
Lander_Arixona Bari
Liz Batsford
Claire Bollinger
Jillian Brelsford
Aramie Brooks-Salzman
Carly Brown
Jackie Buttolph
Sarah Castillo
Ariel Commins
Mia Concordia
CeCe Crawford
Kaytee Duskin
Stephanie Fakharzadeh
Simonne Fuge
Swati Ganmukhi
Elizabeth Guevara
Nydia Guity
Stephanie Haran
Nichole Henderson-Roy
Sarah Hogan
Andy Jones
Addison Kasmarek
Andrew Kasprisin
Ryan Marie Killoy
Dave Laxamana
Ryan Leamy
Eric Little
Lily Lovinger
Janet MacDonald
Erika Meierdiercks
Nathaniel Moore
Katie Mozer
Pat Niggel
Jennifer Nival
Gwen Pokalo
Naomi Pollica
Morgan Ray
Greg Rheault
Steph Rio
Hector Rivera, Jr.
Jacqueline Robbins
Charley Robinson
Rachel Rosenberg
Hannah Rundlett
Cameron Russell
Jamie Seiffer
Ali Shevrin
Davin Sokup
Caroll Spelke
Ellen Stanley
Emily Stephens
Sarah Sterling
Ian T. Stroud
Meg Tiley
Alex Torres
Kate Turcotte
Jae Vick
Kate Westdijk
Amanda Wong
J Yu
Facilitation Team
Kathy Cook
Christina Davis
Eric Fries
Vivian Garay
Justin Gerboc
Gillie Hopkins
Chong Kim
Brad Miller
Rocio Mora
Phillip Ortego
AJ Place
Emily Porter
Erin Pullin
Deb Renshaw
Hannah Roberts
Asenett Rosario
Joe Russell
Rhian Waters

2006

Participants
Rheanna Abbott
Hannah Abrahamson
Jordan Alexander
Sara Armstrong
Lindsay Beltzer
Jess Belue
Andy Black
Courtney Blasius
Jaska Bradeen
Erica Bryan
Sarah Bursky
Lindsey Carfagna
Kristen Crepezzi
Catherine Dixon
Colin Downs-Dudley
Hal Earle
Natalia Fajardo
Christine Fitzsimmons
Deirdre Fournier
Clare Gallaher
Elyse Gambardella
Sarah Glassman
Danielle Goldschneider
Andrew Graham
Nydia Guity
Ellen Hansen
Nichole Henderson-Roy
Gillie Hopkins
Emily Jakubowics
Megan Johnson
Jamie Johnston
Laura Kobroff
Katrina Langhammer
Daniel Lim
Kim Little
Ricky Martin
Lizzy Mazer
Brad Miller
Lydia Morin
Jennifer Nival
Ashley Beth Orenberg
Phillip Ortego
Michelle Polk
Jillian Prentiss
Caitlin Regan
Chris Riel
Bree Riley
Hector Rivera Jr
Mary Roohan
Asenett Rosario
Dave Santucci
Cory Scoppe
Sarah Terk
Joseph Thomas
Ainsley Thurber
Rhian Waters
Erica Wilson
Court Winters
Facilitation Team
Erin Baker
Raja Bhattar
Chris Brown
Christina Davis
Ashley Fowler
Ashley Gallo
Jill Hoppenjans
Lacretia Johnson
Kate Kennedy
Rosy Mora
Ian Prieto
Erin Pullin
Paran Quigley
Jordan Romm
Sherwood Smith
Alvin Sturdivant
Steve Sweet
Marti Woodman

2005

Participants
Angel Antoun
Frieda Arenos
Christina Beal
Debora Bedin
Lindsay Beltzer
Allyson Black-Foley
DeMethra Bradley
Christopher Brown
Jin Li Chan
Lucas Chapman
Amanda Cook
Lael Croteau
Samantha Curtis
Caitlin Diggles
Kate Dorr
Emily Eschner
Kate Fiano
Deirdre Fournier
Ashley Fowler
Eric Fries
Ashley Gallo
Miguel Garcia
Colin Garnet
Melissa Garrow
Ellen Hansen
Cathy Hartley
Mark Hekemian
Kimberly Herrera
Tamia Jordan
Kathryn Kennedy
Ashley Kittelsen
Katrina Langhammer
Matthew Lewis
Sheila Limprevil
Kim Little
Greg Lombardi
Rachel Lomonaco
Hillary Lowenberg
Shelley Luff
Richard Martin, Jr.
Matthew McLaughlin
Brad Miller
Jamillah Moore
Will Murray
Anna Olson
Hannah Patenaude
Almin Piric
Ian Prieto
Paran Quigley
Julia Risk
Sarah Schechter
Maja Sedic
Eric Siegel
Alana Smith
Chris Smith
Brandi Somme
Michaela Spellman
Anna Telensky
Jeff Wagg
Alin Wakefield
Courtney Winters
Facilitation Team
John Abbott
Meghan Bannan
Dani Comey
Michael DeBowes
Dennis DePaul
Nathaly Filion
Leniece Flowers
Deanna Garrett
Alana Grainsky
Simon Hara
Jill Hoppenjans
Kim Howard
John Mejia
Rosy Mora
Jen Ostermiller
Tim Plante
Emily Porter
Colette Reid
Katie Rickel
Anne Smith
Alvin Sturdivant
Keith Upton
Marie Vea-Fagnant

2004

Participants
John Abbott
Nilima Abrams
Caitlin Aherne
Valerie Alexander
Meghan Bannan
Kate Barash-Engel
Katie Bauer
Debora Bedin
Allyson Black-Foley
Amie Cafarelli
Ian Clarke
Lael Croteau
Kerri Devin
Mia Donzo
Nathaly Filion
Jill Goldstein
Alana Grainsky
Julia Greenberg
Catie Kelly Griesdorn
Devlin Hanson
Emily Hartz
Jess Hersh
Amy Hollien
Ally Keefe
Amie Kippert
Erika Kunkel
Jason Landis
Amy Maisonave
Sara Mason
Caleb Merrill
Jamillah Moore
Katie Musick
Elissa Owens
Stell Patadji
Kelly Perry
Tim Plante
Emily Porter
Sam Robin
Wes Rodriguez
Anne Scheideler
Maja Sedic
Alon Sitzer
Sarah Stein
Sarah Tarica
Amy Vaillancourt
Leo Velez
Facilitation Team
Brian Arao
Eli Clare
Beverly Colston
Dennis DePaul
Sarah Forrest
Dara Forsthoffer
Miguel Garcia
Simon Hara
Jill Hoppenjans
Liz Kuttler
Michael McDonald
Rosy Mora
Achier Mou
Ada Puches
Timothy Shiner
Sandra Spiegel
Alvin Sturdivant
Alina Torres

2003

Participants
Lauren Brown
Lindsey Clarkson
Jared Colburn
Alissa Dumeer
Natalia Fajardo
Heather Finlayson
Leniece Flowers
Sarah Forrest
Dara Forsthoffer
Halina Gangi
Miguel Garcia
John Goudreau
Alyssa Griskiewicz
Gina Gruel
Emily Hartz
Jess Hersh
Emily King
Steph Knisley
Nate Koeppel
Liz Kuttler
Dominick Lemas
Johann Liljengren
Evan Litwin
Neale Mahoney
Hoa Mai
Marianne Maloy
Michael McDonald
Mike McMahan
Laura Megivern
Kate Melman
Danielle Menditch
Aaron Menkin
Melinda Monroe
Achier Mou
Michelle Parker
Kim Parker
Kelly Perry
Andrea Petronello
Kim Quirk
Katie Rickel
Stephen Rizner
Brooke Robinson
Samantha Schoolcraft
Dana Sehovic
Elizabeth Shorey
Seth Smekal
Sarah Tarica
Keith Upton
Leonel Velez
Stephanie Waterman
Claire Watts
Johnny Williams
Facilitators
Grant Anderson
Christy Anthony
Brian Arao
Pat Brown
Ed Garton
Wachen Gray
Jill Hoppenjans
Kim Howard
Rosy Mora
AnnMarie Peavey
Timothy Shiner
Anne Smith
Sherwood Smith
Sharon Snow
Sandra Spiegel
Trish Tchume
Alina Torres