Josie Colon

Teen Council Member, Mass Poetry

Josiehanna Colon is a current student at Northeastern University and an alum of New Mission High School. Josie served as her high school’s Boston Student Advisory student representative with hopes of one day starting her own non-profit organization that incorporates the arts with social justice for young Black girls within her community. In the past, Josie has performed at Mass Poetry’s reading events and plans to be involved in Mass Poetry’s upcoming Teen Spoken Word Program. Josie likes to incorporate her identity as an Afro-Latina woman, her passion for activism, and her photography into her writings.