Chioma Uruakpa is a senior at the City College of New York, where she’s pursuing a B.A. in International Studies and a minor in Sociology. At NDRN, Chioma is interning as a policy assistant from January to May 2020. She’s most passionate about how disability intersects with the criminal justice system, the education system, and the immigration process.
Chioma is in Washington, DC through the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at CCNY. In New York, she’s been active with the Young Democratic Socialists of America, where she was the Base Coordinator. She has also been involved with NYCPride, where she was a Co-Lead for KidFest during World Pride in the summer of 2019.