Heather Day is the director of youth programs at Neighbors in Action. Heather oversees Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets (YO S.O.S.) and Justice Community Plus and supports additional programs and outreach initiatives at NIA. Previously, Heather worked with young people in schools, shelters, camps, and arts based programs, and was also responsible for volunteer recruitment and curriculum development in prior positions. Heather earned a BA in American Studies from Connecticut College and a Master’s of Social Work with a Human Service Leadership concentration from Fordham University. Heather believes that young people have powerful voices and unique insight to share with the world, and loves seeing youth in the spotlight.