KRSM Youth Internship Director + Youth Media Coordinator – Pillsbury United Communities (Waite House)
Raised in South Minneapolis, Michel was a long term participant of Pillsbury House + Theatre youth programs. After studying Psychology, Art Therapy and Spanish at Pennsylvania State University, Michel returned to South Minneapolis and Pillsbury United Communities to focus on making an impact in youth programming.
MIchel specializes in Youth Arts Development, Special Education, and Art Therapy. Having worked in over a dozen day programs and schools in the Twin Cities, Michel has facilitated youth trainings, classes and workshops for Step-Up employment program, World Savvy design program, Penumbra Theatre Summer Institute, and Black Visions Project.
Michel.Be currently leads the Youth Media Program for KRSM Southside Radio and Pillsbury United Communities (Waite House), developing curriculum and youth led projects focusing on broadcast journalism, media justice and community based narrative.