Abraham Garcia-Romero (he/him) serves on the Kentucky Student Voice Team's board of directors.
Abraham Garcia-Romero (he/him) serves on the Kentucky Student Voice Team's board of directors. He recently graduated from Ohio County High School and lives in Fordsville, Kentucky. He joined KSVT his senior year of high school while participating in interviews for the team's Coping with Covid study on the impacts of the pandemic on learning from home.
More recently, Abraham has been involved with the legislative and policy branches of KSVT. Abraham stood side by side with students and educators during a rally at the state capitol in Frankfort, Kentucky to protest House Bills 14 and 18, which sought to limit discussions of race, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation in the classroom. He was also one of the student researchers who helped develop and present the Race to Learn study which amplified the voices of over 10,000 Kentucky middle and high schools students on their experiences navigating issues around race and ethnicity in school.
Aside from the Kentucky Student Voice Team, Abraham is a Bonner Scholar, has been involved with OC Drug Free, student council, and held a fellowship with a Congressman. Abraham is a first year undergraduate student who studies Political Science at Berea College.
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Thirteen students and two adult allies were appointed Directors of the Kentucky Student Voice Team on Friday. The intergenerational Board of Directors reflects KSVT’s mission to promote more democratic schools and communities.