Shelby Young

Shelby Young

Community Organizer | she/her

Shelby graduated from the University of Arizona to become a Microbiologist. She joined the Black Student Union her freshman year to advocate for equitable education for Black students. She has served as the Co-Executive Director for the Coalition of Black Organizations, overseeing 14 Black-led organizations, and for the last two years she's worked with Arizona Coalition for Change, where she's focused on amplifying Black voter turnout. As a Community Organizer at Equality Arizona, she works to build relationships among queer youth and organizations across Phoenix.

About Equality Arizona

Equality Arizona is a non-profit organization dedicated to making sure LGBTQ+ people in Arizona have the opportunity, capacity, and confidence to make change as advocates, voters, and civic leaders. We're a multi-entity organization composed of a 501(c)(3), the Equality Arizona Foundation; a 501(c)(4), Equality Arizona; and the Equality Arizona Political Action Committee. Learn More.